Henry Lawrence

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Henry Lawrence
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Florida, District 16
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
(dead link) Campaign website
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Henry Lawrence was a 2014 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 16th Congressional District of Florida.[1] Henry Lawrence lost the general election on November 4, 2014.


Campaign themes


Lawrence's campaign website listed the following issues:[2]

  • Expansion of the Middle Class: "Supports increases in the minimum wage, unemployment compensation, job training programs, progressive tax and job creation policies."
  • Expansion of Educational and Job Opportunities: "Supports greater funding for public education, student loans, Pell grants, universal pre-school, and job training programs."
  • Environmental Protection: "Supports proactive measures to protect our air, water, and land. Climate change is a reality!"
  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform: "Supports a path towards citizenship for the law-abiding undocumented. "
  • Affordable Healthcare for All: "Supports and defend the Affordable Care Act against attempts to weaken or destroy it."


—Henry Lawrence's campaign website, http://www.henrylawrenceforcongress.org/policy



See also: Florida's 16th Congressional District elections, 2014

Lawrence ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Florida's 16th District.[1] Lawrence ran unopposed for the Democratic nomination in the primary. He was defeated by incumbent Vern Buchanan (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 16 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVern Buchanan Incumbent 61.5% 169,126
     Democratic Henry Lawrence 38.4% 105,483
     Write-in Joe Newman 0.1% 220
Total Votes 274,829
Source: Florida Division of Elections

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Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Lawrence 's reports.

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