|Florida State Senate, District 16|
|Florida House of Representatives|
Justice served in the Florida State House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006. He joined the Florida State Senate in 2006 and has served in that position until 2010. He served as the Senate Minority Leader Pro Tempore from 2008 to 2010, representing the 16th District.
He announced in an email on October 25, 2013, that he would not run for Florida's 13th Congressional District special election, 2014 seat. In the email he thanked supporters and said no thanks to the race.
Justice is an Academic Advisor for the University of South Florida.
Justice earned his AA from Saint Petersburg Junior College in 1988. He went on to receive his BA from the University of South Florida in 1993.
- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee, Florida State Senate
- Commerce and Tourism Committee, Florida State Senate
- Ethics and Elections Committee, Florida State Senate
- Finance and Tax Committee, Florida State Senate
- Rules Committee, Florida State Senate
Letter from Beverly Young
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Mrs. Young wrote in the message: “This e-mail is to officially advise you that your presence at my husband’s memorial services will be unacceptable. I have watched over the years, as Bill had, your transparent attempts to manipulate the political arena. I don’t want my husband’s memorial service to be another opportunity for that and I will not tolerate anyone turning this into a platform for political gain. Please honor my family’s request.”
"If this was six years ago or six years from now, I might have a different answer but today I have to say no. The time is simply not right for me and my family," he wrote.
|U.S. House, Florida District 10 General Election, 2010|
|Republican||C.W. Bill Young incumbent||65.9%||137,943|
On November 7, 2006, Justice won election to the 16th District Seat in the Florida State Senate, defeating Kim Berfield (R). Justice raised $306,848 for his campaign, while Berfield raised $1,370,947.
|Florida State Senate, District 16 (2006)|
|Charlie Justice (D)||64,013||51.2%|
|Kim Berfield (R)||60,978||48.8%|
In 2008, a year in which he was not up for re-election, Justice collected $19,960 in campaign contributions. The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
|Florida Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar Association||$1,000|
|Florida Justice Association||$1,000|
|Florida Dental Association||$990|
|Cash America International||$500|
In 2006, Justice collected $306,848 in campaign contributions. The six largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
|Florida Democratic Party||$96,192|
|Broward Teachers Local 1975||$4,000|
|Pinellas County Democratic Executive Committee||$2,000|
|Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists||$1,500|
|Florida Chiropractic Association||$1,500|
|Plumbers Local 519||$1,500|
Justice and his wife, Kathleen, have two children.
- Official Florida State Senate website of Senator Charlie Justice
- Charlie Justice for Congress
- Project Vote Smart Charlie Justice candidate summary
- Project Vote Smart Charlie Justice biography
- Charlie Justice on Facebook
- Charlie Justice on twitter
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
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- Politico, "Bill Young’s wife warns Charlie Crist: Stay away," accessed October 22, 2013
- Tampa Bay Times, "Pinellas Commissioner Charlie Justice won't seek Bill Young's seat," accessed October 28, 2013
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- 2006 Senate District 16 Election Results
- 2008 contributions to Charlie Justice
- 2006 contributions to Charlie Justice
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