Kevin Ambler

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Kevin Ambler
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Florida House of Representatives District 47
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Kevin Ambler is a former Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 47 from 2002-2010.


Ambler's professional experience includes working as an Attorney. He served in the United States Air Force Reserve from 1991 to 2005.

He is a member of the Bay Area Legislative Delegation, Carrollwood Area Business Association, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Military Affairs Committee of The Florida Bar, Chair of the Military Liaison Committee of the Hillsborough County Bar and President/Board of Trustees of the Northdale Special Tax District.[1]

Committee assignments



Ambler 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.[2]

Ambler's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 43 - "Entertainment Industry: Renames entertainment industry financial incentive program as entertainment industry financial incentive & tax credit program; revises program to provide qualified entertainment entities with choice of corporate income tax & sales & use tax credits or reimbursement from appropriations"
  • HB 1127 - "Use of an Electronic Wireless Telecommunications Device while Driving: Provides for enhanced penalties for moving & nonmoving violations committed by persons under 18 years of age while using electronic wireless telecommunications device; authorizes traffic enforcement officer to issue warning & provide educational material."
  • HB 5105 - "Healthcare: Provides Florida Kidcare eligibility determination requirements; revises mandatory benefit requirements for behavioral health & dental services; provides reimbursement requirements for federally qualified health centers & rural health clinics"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site



On November 4, 2008, Ambler won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 47th District, defeating Ian Grossman (write-in). Ambler received 52,605 votes in the election while Grossman received 117 votes.[3] Ambler raised $73,121 for his campaign.[4]

Florida House of Representatives, District 47
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Ambler (R) 52,605 99.8%
Ian Grossman (write-in) 117 0.2%

Campaign donors


Below are Ambler's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Teco Energy $2,000
Title Industry of Florida PAC $1,000
FL Assoc of Realtors $1,000
FL Phosphate $1,000
FL Justice Assoc $1,000

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Preceded by
Florida House of Representatives District 47
Succeeded by
James Grant