Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014

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State Legislative Election Results

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Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014.

Following the general election, there was no change to the majority control of the Florida House of Representatives. The Republican Party increased their hold on the chamber, gaining eight new seats to increase their number from 74 to 82. The Democratic Party's seats dropped from 45 to 37. A single seat remains vacant.

Incumbents retiring

A total of 17 incumbents did not run for re-election in 2014. Those incumbents were:

Name Party Current Office
Marti Coley Ends.png Republican House District 5
Jimmy Patronis Ends.png Republican House District 6
Reggie Fullwood Electiondot.png Democratic House District 13
Daniel Davis Ends.png Republican House District 15
Charles David Hood Ends.png Republican House District 25
Bryan Nelson Ends.png Republican House District 31
Robert Schenck Ends.png Republican House District 35
Will Weatherford Ends.png Republican House District 38
Seth McKeel Ends.png Republican House District 40
Betty Reed Electiondot.png Democratic House District 61
Ed Hooper Ends.png Republican House District 67
Doug Holder Ends.png Republican House District 74
Perry Thurston Electiondot.png Democratic House District 94
James Waldman Electiondot.png Democratic House District 96
Elaine Schwartz Electiondot.png Democratic House District 99
Joseph Gibbons Electiondot.png Democratic House District 100
Eduardo Gonzalez Ends.png Republican House District 111

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party held the majority in the Florida House of Representatives:

Florida House of Representatives
Party As of November 3, 2014 After November 4, 2014
     Democratic Party 45 37
     Republican Party 74 82
     Vacancy 1 1
Total 120 120

Qualifications

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To run for the Florida House of Representatives, candidates must be 21 years old, have lived in Florida for two years and live in the district they intend to serve.[1]

Competitiveness

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 69 (57.5%) of the 120 seats up for election, there was only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 28 Democrats and 41 Republicans were guaranteed election barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates faced off in the general election in 51 of the 120 districts up for election. Twelve of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Eight other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Two seats that held competitive elections in 2012 have only one major party candidate in 2014. Those districts were:

Competitive

  • District 29: Incumbent Mike Clelland (D) was defeated by Scott Plakon (R) in the general election. Clelland won by a margin of victory of 0.2 percent in 2012.
  • District 41: Incumbent John Wood (R) defeated Celestyne Williams (D) in the general election. Wood won by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 42: Incumbent Mike LaRosa (R) defeated Chad Carnell (D) in the general election. LaRosa won by a margin of victory of 0.8 percent in 2012.
  • District 47: Incumbent Linda Stewart (D) was defeated by Mike Miller (R) in the general election. Stewart won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 53: Incumbent John Tobia (R) defeated Santa Isabel Wright (D), David A. Kearns (I) and Kourtney Ann Waldron (I) in the general election. Tobia won as a Democrat by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 59: Incumbent Ross Spano (R) defeated Donna Lee Fore (D) in the general election. Spano won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 63: Incumbent Mark Alan Danish (D) was defeated by Shawn Harrison (R) in the general election. Danish won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 69: Incumbent Kathleen Peters (R) defeated Scott T. Orsini (D) in the general election. Peters won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 84: Incumbent Larry Lee, Jr. (D) defeated Rob Siedlecki (R) in the general election. Lee won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 89: Incumbent Bill Hager (R) defeated David Ryan Silvers (D) in the general election. Hager won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 114: Incumbent Erik Fresen (R) defeated Daisy Josefina Baez (D) and Ross Hancock (I) in the general election. Fresen won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 115: Incumbent Michael Bileca (R) defeated Kristopher D. Decossard (D) in the general election. Bileca won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
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Previously Competitive, Now Unopposed

  • District 90: Incumbent Lori Berman (D) ran unopposed in both the Democratic primary and the general election. Berman won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 120: Incumbent Holly Merrill Raschein (R) ran unopposed in both the Republican primary and the general election. Raschein won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 14 incumbents faced primary competition on August 26. Seventeen incumbents did not seek re-election in 2014 and another 89 incumbents advanced past the primary without opposition. The state representatives that faced primary competition included:

Retiring incumbents

Seventeen incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 103 (85.8%) ran for re-election. A list of those incumbents, six Democrats and eleven Republicans, can be found above.

List of candidates

District 1

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Clay Ingram Approveda - Incumbent Ingram was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Gloria Robertson-Wiggins: 15,497
Republican Party Clay Ingram: 34,317 Green check mark transparent.png

District 2

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Jeremy Lau: 18,109
Republican Party Mike Hill: 34,133 Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Douglas V. Broxson: 47,610 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent John Daniel Melvin II (write-in): 43

District 4

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Matt Gaetz Approveda - Incumbent Gaetz was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 13, 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Matt Gaetz Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Note: Incumbent Marti Coley (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:

Note: Travis W. Pitts filed to run but withdrew before the primary.[2]

Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party of Florida candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Brad Drake: 38,342 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Karen Schoen: 11,813

District 6

Note: Incumbent Jimmy Patronis (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:

Note: Ryan Jack Singleton withdrew before the primary.[3]

Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Green Party Green Party candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Jamie Shepard: 14,960
Republican Party Jay Trumball: 36,794 Green check mark transparent.png
Green Party Henry Newman Lawrence III: 1,606
Independent Jerry Wyche (write-in): 29

District 7

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Halsey Beshears Approveda - Incumbent Beshears was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Halsey Beshears Green check mark transparent.png

District 8

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Alan Williams: 41,150 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent James W. Sinclair: 189

District 9

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Elizabeth Porter Approveda - Incumbent Porter was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Elizabeth Porter: 36,387 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Barbara Ann Prince: 299 (write-in)
Independent Wendy S. Martin: 344 (write-in)

District 11

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Janet Adkins Approveda - Incumbent Adkins was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Dave Smith: 15,582
Republican Party Janet Adkins: 44,636 Green check mark transparent.png

District 12

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Lake Ray Approveda - Incumbent Ray was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Yevgeny Morozov: 12,538
Republican Party Lake Ray: 32,048 Green check mark transparent.png

District 13

Note: Incumbent Reggie Fullwood (D) filed improper paperwork and did not qualify for the ballot. This seat will be filled in a special election.[4]

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 14

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Mia Jones Approveda - Incumbent Jones was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Mia Jones Green check mark transparent.png

District 15

Note: Incumbent Daniel Davis (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Jay Fant: 35,287 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Kerry Keith Kelley (write-in): 41

Note: Calvin T. White (I) was removed from the official candidate list before the general election.

District 16

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Charles McBurney: 44,133 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Brunell William Martineau (write-in): 33

District 17

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Ronald Renuart Approveda - Incumbent Renuart was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Ronald Renuart: 50,014 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Rebecca S. Sharp: 17,900

District 18

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Travis Cummings Approveda - Incumbent Cummings was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party of Florida candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Travis Cummings: 41,675 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Kenneth Willey: 9,525

District 19

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Charles Van Zant Green check mark transparent.png

District 20

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Clovis Watson, Jr. Green check mark transparent.png

District 21

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Keith Perry Approveda - Incumbent Perry was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Jon Uman: 23,410
Republican Party Keith Perry: 32,582 Green check mark transparent.png

District 22

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Charlie Stone Approveda - Incumbent Stone was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Charlie Stone Green check mark transparent.png

District 23

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Dennis K. Baxley Approveda - Incumbent Baxley was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Dennis K. Baxley Green check mark transparent.png

District 24

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Travis Hutson Approveda - Incumbent Hutson was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Travis Hutson Green check mark transparent.png

District 25

Note: Incumbent Charles David Hood (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Noel Cheryl Bickford: 25,883
Republican Party Fred Costello: 37,905 Green check mark transparent.png

District 26

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Dwayne Taylor Approveda - Incumbent Taylor was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Dwayne Taylor: 23,430 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Michael Cantu: 21,084

District 27

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • David Santiago Approveda - Incumbent Santiago was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Bob Garcia: 21,017
Republican Party David Santiago: 28,701 Green check mark transparent.png

District 28

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party of Florida candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Jason Brodeur: 34,217 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Franklin Perez: 15,917

District 29

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Mike Clelland Approveda - Incumbent Clelland was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Mike Clelland: 23,022
Republican Party Scott Plakon: 30,243 Green check mark transparent.png

District 30

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Karen Castor Dentel: 23,448
Republican Party Bob Cortes: 24,776 Green check mark transparent.png

District 31

Note: Incumbent Bryan Nelson (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Jennifer Sullivan Green check mark transparent.png

District 32

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Larry Metz Approveda - Incumbent Metz was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Larry Metz Green check mark transparent.png

District 33

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party H. Marlene O'Toole Green check mark transparent.png

District 34

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Jimmie Smith Approveda - Incumbent Smith was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Jimmie Smith Green check mark transparent.png

District 35

Note: Incumbent Robert Schenck (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Rose Rocco: 23,687
Republican Party Blaise Ingoglia: 28,769 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Hamilton R. Hanson: 1,632
Independent James Scavetta: 2,107

District 36

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Amanda Hickman Murphy Approveda - Incumbent Murphy was first elected to the chamber in a 2013 special election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Amanda Hickman Murphy: 25,774 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Chris Gregg: 21,619

District 37

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Richard Corcoran Approveda - Incumbent Corcoran was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Richard Corcoran Green check mark transparent.png

District 38

Note: Incumbent Will Weatherford (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Beverly Ledbetter: 20,300
Republican Party Daniel Burgess: 30,446 Green check mark transparent.png

District 39

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Neil Combee Approveda - Incumbent Combee was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Carol Castagnero: 17,186
Republican Party Neil Combee: 31,543 Green check mark transparent.png

District 40

Note: Incumbent Seth McKeel (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Ricky Shirah: 19,410
Republican Party Colleen Burton: 27,065 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Franklin "Ed" Shoemaker: 2,262

District 41

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • John Wood Approveda - Incumbent Wood was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Celestyne Williams: 20,711
Republican Party John Wood: 29,798 Green check mark transparent.png

District 42

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Mike LaRosa Approveda - Incumbent LaRosa was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Chad Carnell: 18,288
Republican Party Mike LaRosa: 27,642 Green check mark transparent.png

District 43

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party John Cortes: 21,319 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Carlos L. Irizarry, Sr.: 10,881

District 44

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Eric Eisnaugle: 28,251 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Matthew Falconer: 15,478

District 45

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Randolph Bracy III Green check mark transparent.png

District 46

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Bruce Antone Approveda - Incumbent Antone was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Bruce Antone: 21,834 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent James W. Anderson, Jr. (write-in): 30

District 47

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Linda Stewart Approveda - Incumbent Stewart was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Linda Stewart: 28,039
Republican Party Mike Miller: 30,303 Green check mark transparent.png

District 48

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Victor M. Torres, Jr. Green check mark transparent.png

District 49

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Joe Saunders Approveda - Incumbent Saunders was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Joe Saunders: 18,405
Republican Party Rene Plasencia: 19,119 Green check mark transparent.png

District 50

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Tom Goodson Green check mark transparent.png

District 51

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Steve Crisafulli Approveda - Incumbent Crisafulli was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Joe Murray: 20,925
Republican Party Steve Crisafulli: 42,363 Green check mark transparent.png

District 52

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Ritch Workman Approveda - Incumbent Workman was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Ritch Workman Green check mark transparent.png

District 53

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Santa Isabel Wright: 21,160
Republican Party John Tobia: 31,163 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent David A. Kearns: 3,741
Independent Kourtney Ann Waldron (write-in): n/a

District 54

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Debbie Mayfield Approveda - Incumbent Mayfield was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Jorge Lugo: 18,426
Republican Party Debbie Mayfield: 39,529 Green check mark transparent.png

District 55

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Cary Pigman Approveda - Incumbent Pigman was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Cary Pigman Green check mark transparent.png

District 56

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Ben Albritton Approveda - Incumbent Albritton was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Ben Albritton Green check mark transparent.png

District 57

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Jake Raburn Approveda - Incumbent Raburn was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Jake Raburn Green check mark transparent.png

District 58

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Dan Raulerson Approveda - Incumbent Raulerson was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Dan Raulerson Green check mark transparent.png

District 59

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Ross Spano Approveda - Incumbent Spano was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Donna Lee Fore: 19,573
Republican Party Ross Spano: 27,305 Green check mark transparent.png

District 60

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Dana Young Approveda - Incumbent Young was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Dana Young Green check mark transparent.png

District 61

Note: Incumbent Betty Reed (D) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Edwin "Ed" Narain: 30,968 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Nicole Santiago: 44

District 62

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Janet Cruz Approveda - Incumbent Cruz was first elected to the chamber in a special election on February 23, 2010.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Janet Cruz Green check mark transparent.png

District 63

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Mark Alan Danish Approveda - Incumbent Danish was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Mark Alan Danish: 21,967
Republican Party Shawn Harrison: 24,348 Green check mark transparent.png

District 64

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:

Note: Daniel John Matthews was ruled ineligible because he did not live in this district.[5]

November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party James Grant: 31,442 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Miriam Steinberg: 21,434

Note: Because of the ruling in Matthews' case, the Republican primary was delayed to the general election. As only Republicans appear in this race, all registered voters were allowed to vote. Ballots were only provided to Republican voters during the primary and thus thrown out.[5] Because of disputes over the legality of this election, the Florida House of Representatives threw out the results.[6]

District 65

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Carl Zimmermann Approveda - Incumbent Zimmermann was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Carl Zimmermann: 31,480
Republican Party Chris Sprowls: 34,633 Green check mark transparent.png

District 66

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Larry Ahern Approveda - Incumbent Ahern was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Lorena Grizzle: 26,436
Republican Party Larry Ahern: 35,067 Green check mark transparent.png

District 67

Note: Incumbent Ed Hooper (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Steve Sarnoff: 22,818
Republican Party Christopher Latvala: 25,812 Green check mark transparent.png

District 68

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Dwight Dudley Approveda - Incumbent Dudley was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Dwight Dudley: 29,394 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Young: 26,041

District 69

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Kathleen Peters Approveda - Incumbent Peters was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Scott T. Orsini: 26,616
Republican Party Kathleen Peters: 36,258 Green check mark transparent.png

District 70

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Darryl Rouson Approveda - Incumbent Rouson was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Darryl Rouson: 30,090 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Phillip Garrett: 7,668
Independent Justin M. Bauford (write-in): 5

District 71

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Jim Boyd Approveda - Incumbent Boyd was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Jim Boyd Green check mark transparent.png

District 72

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Ray Pilon Approveda - Incumbent Pilon was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Greg Para: 26,341
Republican Party Ray Pilon: 36,243 Green check mark transparent.png

District 73

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Greg Steube Approveda - Incumbent Steube was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Greg Steube Green check mark transparent.png

District 74

Note: Incumbent Doug Holder (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Julio Gonzalez: 50,385 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Robert Samuel Kaplan (write-in): 91
Independent Shiloh Turner (write-in): 27

District 75

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Kenneth Roberson Approveda - Incumbent Roberson was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Kenneth Roberson: 42,745 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Ronald Gillis: 19,964

District 76

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Ray Rodrigues Approveda - Incumbent Rodrigues was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Charles C. Messina: 19,908
Republican Party Ray Rodrigues: 41,636 Green check mark transparent.png

District 77

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Dane Eagle: 39,167 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Jeremy A. Wood (write-in): 115

District 78

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Heather Fitzenhagen: 36,356 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Bates Mcleod Haney (write-in): 62

District 79

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Matt Caldwell Green check mark transparent.png

District 80

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Matt Hudson Approveda - Incumbent Hudson was first elected to the chamber in 2006.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Matt Hudson Green check mark transparent.png

District 81

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Kevin J.G. Rader Green check mark transparent.png

District 82

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • MaryLynn Magar Approveda - Incumbent Magar was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Mary W. Higgins: 22,853
Republican Party MaryLynn Magar: 36,269 Green check mark transparent.png

District 83

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Gayle Harrell Approveda - Incumbent Harrell was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Gayle Harrell Green check mark transparent.png

District 84

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Larry Lee, Jr. Approveda - Incumbent Lee was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Larry Lee, Jr.: 27,892 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Rob Siedlecki: 21,629

District 85

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Patrick Rooney Approveda - Incumbent Rooney was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Patrick Rooney Green check mark transparent.png

District 86

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Mark Pafford Approveda - Incumbent Pafford was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Mark Pafford: 27,782 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Stuart Mears: 18,694

District 87

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Dave Kerner Approveda - Incumbent Kerner was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Dave Kerner Green check mark transparent.png

District 88

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Bobby Powell Approveda - Incumbent Powell was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Bobby Powell: 32,992 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Courtney Antron Grace (write-in): 20

District 89

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Bill Hager Approveda - Incumbent Hager was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party David Ryan Silvers: 26,510
Republican Party Bill Hager: 29,311 Green check mark transparent.png

District 90

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Lori Berman Approveda - Incumbent Berman was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Lori Berman Green check mark transparent.png

District 91

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Irving Slosberg Approveda - Incumbent Slosberg was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Irving Slosberg Green check mark transparent.png

District 92

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed: 24,848 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kenny Brighton: 9,182

District 93

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • George Moraitis Approveda - Incumbent Moraitis was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Scott Herman: 23,366
Republican Party George Moraitis: 30,559 Green check mark transparent.png

District 94

Note: Incumbent Perry Thurston (D) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Bobby DuBose Green check mark transparent.png

District 95

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Hazelle P. Rogers: 31,588 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Doletta McDonald (write-in): 16

District 96

Note: Incumbent James Waldman (D) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Kristin Jacobs: 29,874 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Ronald Bray: 59

District 97

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Jared Moskowitz Approveda - Incumbent Moskowitz was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Jared Moskowitz Green check mark transparent.png

District 98

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Katie Edwards Approveda - Incumbent Edwards was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Katie Edwards Green check mark transparent.png

District 99

Note: Incumbent Elaine Schwartz (D) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Evan Jenne Green check mark transparent.png

District 100

Note: Incumbent Joseph Gibbons (D) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party of Florida candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Joseph S. Geller: 19,653 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Martin A. Feigenbaum: 12,483
Libertarian Party Omar E. Recuero: 1,020

District 101

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Shevrin Jones Approveda - Incumbent Jones was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Shevrin Jones Green check mark transparent.png

District 102

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Sharon Pritchett Approveda - Incumbent Pritchett was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Sharon Pritchett Green check mark transparent.png

District 103

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Manny Diaz, Jr. Approveda - Incumbent Diaz was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Benjamin F. De Yurre: 11,885
Republican Party Manny Diaz, Jr.: 16,541 Green check mark transparent.png

District 104

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Richard Stark Approveda - Incumbent Stark was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Richard Stark Green check mark transparent.png

District 105

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Carlos Trujillo Approveda - Incumbent Trujillo was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Carlos A. Pereira: 11,879
Republican Party Carlos Trujillo: 15,671 Green check mark transparent.png

District 106

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Kathleen Passidomo Green check mark transparent.png

District 107

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Barbara Watson Green check mark transparent.png

District 108

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Daphne Campbell: 29,736 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Cedon Saintil, Jr.: 4,468

District 109

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Cynthia Stafford Approveda - Incumbent Stafford was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Cynthia Stafford Green check mark transparent.png

District 110

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Jose Oliva: 16,105 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Nelson Millian: 7,331

District 111

Note: Incumbent Eduardo Gonzalez (R) did not run for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Mariano Ariel Corcilli: 7,774
Republican Party Bryan Avila: 15,486 Green check mark transparent.png

District 112

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Jose Javier Rodriguez: 17,015 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Daniel Diaz Leyva: 16,373

District 113

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • David Richardson Approveda - Incumbent Richardson was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:

Note: Laura Rivero Levey was removed from the ballot after her filing fee check bounced.[7]

November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party David Richardson Green check mark transparent.png

District 114

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Erik Fresen Approveda - Incumbent Fresen was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Independent Independent candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Daisy Josefina Baez: 17,758
Republican Party Erik Fresen: 21,262 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Ross Hancock: 1,357

District 115

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Michael Bileca Approveda - Incumbent Bileca was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Kristopher D. Decossard: 17,165
Republican Party Michael Bileca: 24,266 Green check mark transparent.png

District 116

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Jose Felix Diaz Approveda - Incumbent Diaz was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Juan Carlos Cuba: 11,938
Republican Party Jose Felix Diaz: 23,833 Green check mark transparent.png

District 117

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Kionne McGhee Approveda - Incumbent McGhee was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Kionne McGhee: 18,969 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Carmen Sotomayor: 5,703

District 118

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Frank Artiles Approveda - Incumbent Artiles was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Omar Rivero: 13,983
Republican Party Frank Artiles: 19,621 Green check mark transparent.png

District 119

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
  • Jeanette Nuñez Approveda - Incumbent Nuñez was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:
Democratic Party Milagro S. Ruiz: 11,827
Republican Party Jeanette Nuñez: 18,564 Green check mark transparent.png

District 120

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:
Republican Party Holly Merrill Raschein Green check mark transparent.png

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