|Florida House of Representatives District 117|
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|Profession||SVC Technician, Bell South|
Due to Florida term limits, Robaina could not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.
He has previously served as Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Commissioner of the City of South Miami. Robaina works as a SVC Technician with Bell South.
He is a member of the Film and Entertainment Advisory Board, Governor's Association of Mayors, Greater Miami Host Committee Board of Directors, Southwest Young Men's Christian Association Board of Directors, American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, Cool Communities, Florida Unit of Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, Habitat for Humanity, and Neighbors 4 Neighbors.
Robaina 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.
- Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council
- Everglades Oversight Committee, Florida State Legislature (Alternating Chair)
- Government Accountability Act Council
- Public Safety & Domestic Security Policy Committee
- Roads, Bridges & Ports Policy Committee
- Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review
Robaina's sponsored legislation included:
- HB 35 - "Driver's License Fees: Increases fees for reinstating suspended or revoked driver's license or commercial motor vehicle license; increases civil penalty for late payment of civil traffic penalties; requires funds be used to recruit & retain officers of Florida Highway Patrol."
- HB 825 - "Ad Valorem Taxation of Working Waterfront Property: Provides for classification & assessment of specified properties based upon current use"
- HB 1523 - "Electronic Gaming Machines: Provides powers & duties of Department of Lottery pertaining to video lottery games; provides requirements for operation of video lottery games; requires video lottery retailers to execute certain agreements governing payment of purses & special thoroughbred racing awards"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2010
Robaina ran for election to the District 36 seat of the Florida State Senate in 2010. He lost to Miguel Diaz de la Portilla in the August 24 primary by a margin of 12,167-10,254. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Robaina won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 117th District, defeating Maria Mena (write-in). Robaina received 39,252 votes in the election while Mena received 21 votes. Robaina raised $103,854 for his campaign.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 117|
|Julio Robaina (R)||39,252||99.9%|
|Maria Mena (write-in)||21||0.1%|
Below are Robaina's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Hospital Corporation of America||$2,000|
|Dade County Classroom Teachers Assoc||$2,000|
|FL Assoc of Realtors||$2,000|
|FL Police Benevolent Assoc||$1,500|
|FL Hospital Assoc||$1,000|
- Julio Robaina's campaign website
- Florida House of Representatives - Rep. Julio Robaina
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Julio Robaina on Facebook
- Julio Robaina on Twitter
- Julio Robaina on MySpace
- Julio Robaina's YouTube Channel
- Florida Department of Elections, "List of 2010 state legislative candidates in Florida," November 2, 2010
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Robaina Biography
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Robaina Issue Positions
- Florida Secretary of State "2010 Primary Results" (dead link)
- Florida Department of Elections, "Florida House Official Election Results," November 4, 2008
- District 117 Florida House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
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