|Florida House Of Representatives, District 25|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Florida House Of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Graceland University (1970)|
|Other||D.D.S., University of Iowa (1974)|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1974 - 1977|
|Birthday||February 9, 1950|
|Place of birth||Orlando, Florida|
Costello was a Captain in U.S. Air Force from 1974-1977.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Costello served on these committees:
- Finance & Tax
- Subcommittee on Community and Military Affairs
- Subcommittee on Government Operations (Appropriations)
- Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Access
Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. Noel Cheryl Bickford is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Fred Costello is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Costello ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Florida's 6th District. Costello sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. Costello was defeated by Ron DeSantis in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.
| Florida House of Representatives, District 26 |
2010 General election results
|Fred Costello (R)||34,369||60.48%|
|Timothy Huth (D)||22,460||39.52%|
Costello defeated Vince Champion and Nathan Daniel McDonell in the August 24 primary.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 26 - Republican Primary (2010)|
Costello raised $282,769 in contributions for his 2010 campaign as of July 8, 2011. However, only 12 out of his 13 campaign finance reports have been filed.
His largest contributors were:
|Florida Republican Party||$41,585|
|Florida Institute of CPAS||$3,000|
|Florida Chamber of Commerce||$3,000|
Costello and his wife, Linda Gail Ditzig, have three children.
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- Florida House of Representatives
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- Fred Costello House site
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
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- Campaign Website
- AP Results, "U.S. House Results" accessed August 14, 2012
- Elect Fred Costello, "About Fred" accessed February 14, 2012
- Florida Dvision of Elections, "Candidate Listing for 2014 General Election," accessed June 23, 2014
- St. Augustine Record, "Mica to announce his district today" accessed February 13, 2012
- Florida Secretary of State, "August 2012 Primary Election," accessed September 4, 2012
- Florida Election Watch - 2010 Election results
- Florida Election Watch, "August 24, 2010, State Representative primary results," August 24, 2010
- Follow the Money, "Fred Costello -- 2010 contributions," accessed July 8, 2011
|Florida House of Representatives District 26
| Succeeded by|
Dwayne L. Taylor (D)
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