|Florida House of Representatives District 54|
|1984 - 1990, 2006 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Associate's||Andrew College (1969)|
|Bachelor's||University of Florida (1971)|
|Date of birth||April 6, 1949|
|Place of birth||Potsdam, New York|
|Profession||Licensed Real Estate Broker/Consultant|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Frishe served on these committees:
- Rules & Calendar
- Subcommittee on Health Care Appropriations
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Frishe served on these committees:
- Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee
- Governmental Affairs Policy Committee
- Health Care Appropriations Committee (Vice Chair)
- Policy Council
Frishe did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
Frishe's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 541 - "Parental Responsibility and Time-Sharing: Revises provisions relating to child support, parenting plans, & time-sharing; revises elements of rebuttable presumption that parent is detriment if he or she is convicted of crime involving domestic violence"
- HB 831 - "Community Associations: Provides & revises condominium association insurance requirements"
- HB 1271 - "Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Requires applications for all recreational activity licenses to include provision for license applicant to make voluntary contribution to Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc."
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012
|Florida State Senate, District 22 Republican Primary, 2012|
|James C. Frishe||43.3%||15,776|
Frishe ran for re-election to the 54th District seat in 2010. He did not face any opposition in the August 24 primary. Frishe defeated Mary Russell (Florida) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
| Florida House of Representatives, District 54 |
2010 General election results
|James Frishe (R)||29,963||60.82%|
|Mary Russell (D)||19,302||39.18%|
On November 4, 2008, Frishe won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 54th District, defeating George Gonzalez (D). Frishe received 38,091 votes in the election while Gonzalez received 29,158 votes. Frishe raised $201,989 for his campaign; Gonzalez raised $52,300.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 54|
|James Frishe (R)||38,091||56.6%|
|George Gonzalez (D)||29,158||43.4%|
In 2010, Frishe raised $146,823 in contributions.
His five largest contributors were:
|Florida Chamber Of Commerce||$3,500|
|Florida Hospital Association||$2,000|
|Florida Association Of Realtors||$2,000|
|Hospital Corp Of America||$2,000|
|Florida Health Care Association||$2,000|
Below are Frishe's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|FL Republican Party||$10,900|
|FL Chamber of Commerce||$2,500|
|FL Home Builders Assoc||$2,500|
|Hospital Corporation of America||$2,000|
|FL Retail Federation||$2,000|
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- Florida State Legislature
- Florida House of Representatives
- Florida House Committees
- Florida state legislative districts
- James Frishe's personal website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 18, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 18, 2014
- Florida Division of Elections, "Candidate List," accessed April 15, 2012
- Florida Election Watch, "2010 Election results," accessed December 18, 2014
- Florida Department of Elections, "Florida House Official Election Results," November 4, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2008 Contributions," accessed December 18, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
|Florida House of Representatives District 54
| Succeeded by|
Debbie Mayfield (R)
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