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Dennis Jones

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Dennis L. Jones
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Florida State Senate District 13
Former member
In office
2002-2012
Term ends
November 16, 2012
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Florida House Speaker Pro Tempore
1998-2000
Compensation
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$133/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First electedNovember 2002
Term limits 2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives
1978-2000
Personal
BirthdayApril 5, 1941
ProfessionChiropractor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dennis L. Jones (b. April 5, 1941) is a former Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing 13 from 2002 to 2012. Florida term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2012.

Jones was a member of the Executive Committee of the Pinellas County Republican Party. He was also a Legislative Member of the Executive Committee of the Florida Republican. He served in the Florida State House of Representatives from 1978 to 2000. From 1984 to 1986 he was House Minority Floor Whip. He also served as House Speaker Pro Tempore from 1998 to 2000. He joined the Florida State Senate in 2002. He has been Senate Majority Leader since then, representing the 13th District.

Jones is a Chiropractic Physician for Community Care Medical Center Limited Liability Corporation.

Jones attended Saint Petersburg Junior College. He went on to earn his DC from Lincoln Chiropractic College in 1963.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones was appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jones won re-election to the 13th District Seat in the Florida State Senate. Jones was unopposed and raised $242,687 for his campaign.[1]

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)

Jones raised $0 in campaign contributions in 2010, a year in which he was not up for election.[2]

2008

In 2008, Jones collected $242,687 in campaign contributions.[3] The six largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Florida Police Benevolent Association $3,000
Direct General Insurance Company $2,500
Florida Association of Realtors $2,000
Florida Retail Federation $1,500
Anesthesiology Leadership Council $1,500
Florida Cable Telecommunications Association $1,500

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Personal

Jones and his wife, Susan Davis, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida Senate, District 13
2002–2012
Succeeded by
Andy Gardiner (R)