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Eric Eisnaugle

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Eric Eisnaugle
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Florida House of Representatives, District 44
Incumbent
In office
April 9, 2014-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
First electedApril 8, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida House Of Representatives
District 40
November 2008 - November 16, 2012
Education
Bachelor'sFlorida Southern College (2000)
J.D.Vanderbilt University Law School (2003)
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 6, 1977
Place of birthArcadia, Florida
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Eric Eisnaugle is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 44. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 8, 2014.

Eisnaugle previously served in the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 40 from 2008 to 2012.

Biography

Eisnaugle's professional experience includes working as an attorney and Guardian Ad Litem. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida and as a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission of the Ninth Judicial Court.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Eisnaugle served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Eisnaugle did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provided voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Eisnaugle's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 881 - "Florida Research Commercialization Matching Grant Program: Creates Florida Research Commercialization Matching Grant Program"
  • HB 7015 - "OGSR/Campaign Finance Reports: Removes scheduled repeal under Open Government Sunset Review Act of exemption from public records requirements for user identifications & passwords held by DOS, & information entered in DOS's electronic filing system, in connection with electronic filing of campaign finance reports"
  • HB 7041 - "OGSR/Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Inc.: Removes scheduled repeal under Open Government Sunset Review Act of exemption from public records requirements for information held by Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Inc"

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

Elections

2014

See also: Florida state legislative special elections, 2014

A special election for the position of Florida House of Representatives District 44 was called for April 8, with a primary if necessary on March 11. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 23. The seat was vacant following Stephen Precourt's (R) appointment as the head of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority. Eric Eisnaugle (R) defeated Shaun Raja (D) in the special election, which took place on April 8. Raja was unopposed in the March 11 Democratic primary, while Eisnaugle defeated Stephen Vincent Facella in the March 11 Republican primary.[3][4][5][6][7]

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Eisnaugle did not run for re-election in 2012.[8]

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Eisnaugle won re-election to the 40th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary. He defeated Todd Christian (D) and Darin Dunmire (Florida Tea Party) in the general election, which took place on November 2, 2010.[9]

Florida House of Representatives, District 40
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Eric Eisnaugle (R) 24,915 60.45%
Todd Christian (D) 14,795 35.90%
Darin Dunmire (Tea) 1,505 3.65%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Eisnaugle won election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 40th District, defeating Todd Christian (D). Eisnaugle received 30,907 votes in the election while Christian received 28,010 votes.[10] Eisnaugle raised $280,740 for his campaign; Christian raised $16,334.[11]

Florida House of Representatives, District 40
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Eric Eisnaugle (R) 30,907 52.5%
Todd Christian (D) 28,010 47.5%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Eisnaugle raised $289,946 in contributions.[12]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Florida Republican Party $35,669
Florida Chamber Of Commerce $5,000
Florida Police Benevolent Association $3,500
Hospital Corp Of America $2,500

2008

Below are Eisnaugle's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[13]

Contributor 2008 total
Eric Eisnaugle $4,632
FL Institute of CPAs $4,500
FL Republican Party $3,456
Hospital Corporation of America $2,500
FL Chamber of Commerce $2,500
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Endorsements

2010

Eisnaugle was endorsed by:

  • Central Florida Tea Party Council[14]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Stephen Precourt (R)
Florida House of Representatives District 44
April 2014-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 40
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Seth D. McKeel (R)