|Florida House of Representatives, District 4|
|April 2010 - present|
|November 16, 2012|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||April 13, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Florida State University, 2003|
|J.D.||College of William and Mary, 2007|
|Birthday||May 7, 1982|
|Place of birth||Hollywood, Florida|
Gaetz earned his B.S. in social science with concentrations in Political Science, History and Geography from Florida State University in 2003 and his J.D. from the College of William and Mary in 2007. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney with the firm of Keefe, Anchors, Gordon and Moyle in Fort Walton Beach.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gaetz served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Regulatory Affairs|
|• Collective Bargaining|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gaetz served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Administrative Procedures|
Gaetz won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 4. Gaetz ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Gaetz won re-election to the 4th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24th primary or the general election, which took place on November 2, 2010.
Comprehensive donor information for Gaetz is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Gaetz raised a total of $185,527 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.
|Matt Gaetz's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Florida State House, District 4||$169,272|
|2010||Florida State House, District 4||$16,255|
|Grand Total Raised||$185,527|
2012Gaetz won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gaetz raised a total of $169,272.
|Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Matt Gaetz's campaign in 2012|
|Hospital Corp of America||$2,000|
|Florida Optometric Association||$1,000|
|Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$169,272|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Gaetz won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Gaetz raised a total of $16,255.
|Florida House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Matt Gaetz's campaign in 2010|
|Florida Dental Association||$500|
|Florida Leadership Alliance||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$16,255|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Gaetz's father is state senator Don Gaetz (R).
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- Office website
- Campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Matt Gaetz on Twitter
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- Tallahassee Democrat, "Matt Gaetz wins special election to fill seat of former House Speaker Ray Sansom," April 14, 2010
- Tampabay.com, "Another big Florida endorsement for Rick Perry?," August 10, 2011
- Florida Secretary of State Election Division "Candidate List" Accessed June 21, 2012
- Florida Election Watch - 2010 Election results
- followthemoney.org, "Gaetz, Matt," accessed May 28, 2013
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