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Dave Murzin

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Dave Murzin
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Florida House of Representatives District 2
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Dave Murzin was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 2nd District from 2002-2010. Due to Florida term limits, Murzin could not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.[1]

Murzin has worked as a property manager for Baptist Healthcare, and legislative assistant to House Majority Leader Jerry Maygarden and Representative Jeff Miller.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of Leadership Pensacola, and former President of Grace Lutheran Church, the Republican Club of Greater Pensacola, and Toastmasters International.[2]

Issue positions

Murzin did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[3]

Committee assignments


Murzin's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 7009 - "Public Transit: Provides definitions relating to commuter rail service, rail corridors, & railroad operation for purposes of rail program within DOT"
  • HB 7123 - "Military Base Closures: Establishes Florida Council on Military Base and Mission Support"
  • HB 7125 - "Public Records/Public Meetings/Military Bases: Creates exemption from public records requirements for specified records relating to military bases which are held by Florida Council on Military Base and Mission Support; creates exemption from public meetings requirements for council meetings at which exempt information is presented or discussed; creates exemption from public records requirements for records generated during council meetings that are closed to public; provides penalty; provides for future legislative review & repeal; provides statement of public necessity."

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.



On November 4, 2008, Murzin won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 2nd District, defeating Zane Bentley (NPA). Murzin received 46,479 votes in the election while Bentley received 17,383 votes.[4] Murzin raised $132,122 for his campaign; Bentley raised $9,767.[5]

Florida House of Representatives, District 2
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Dave Murzin (R) 46,479 72.8%
Zane Bentley (NPA) 17,383 27.2%

Campaign donors

Below are Murzin's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
AT&T $3,000
FL Assoc of Realtors $2,000
FL Cable Telecommunications Assoc $2,000
Hospital Corporation of America $1,500
Teco Energy $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Florida House of Representatives District 2
Succeeded by
Clay Ingram