|Florida House of Representatives District 73|
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Thompson's professional experience includes working as the Lead Prosecutor in the Elderly Exploitation and Abuse Unit for the 20th Judicial Circuit in the Florida Attorney's Office.
- Government Accountability Act Council
- Health Care Appropriations Committee
- Health Care Regulation Policy Committee (Chair)
- Health & Family Services Policy Council
- Roads, Bridges & Ports Policy Committee
- Select Policy Council on Strategic and Economic Planning
Thompson 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.
Thompson's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 381 - "Care of Children: Creates "Zahid Jones, Jr., Give Grandparents & Other Relatives a Voice Act;" requires that case record of child under supervision or in custody of DCFS be maintained in complete & accurate manner"
- HB 1199 - "Pretrial Proceedings: Creates "Officer Andrew Widman Act;" provides that at first appearance of probationer or offender on community control arrested for new offense for which court finds existence of probable cause, court may order pretrial detention or pretrial release of person with or without bail to await further hearing to determine outcome of violation hearing"
- HB 7081 - "Florida False Claims Act: Authorizes rather than requires court to award attorney's fees & expenses to prevailing defendant under specified circumstances; provides applicability."
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
On November 4, 2008, Thompson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 73rd District, defeating Stephen Gray-Blancett (D). Thompson received 36,277 votes in the election while Gray-Blancett received 22,556 votes. Thompson raised $87,699 for his campaign; Gray-Blancett raised $11,984.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 73|
|Nicholas Thompson (R)||36,277||61.7%|
|Stephen Gray-Blancett (D)||22,556||38.3%|
Below are Thompson's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|FL Republican Party||$3,300|
|FL Assoc of Realtors||$2,000|
|FL Cable Telecommunications Assoc||$1,500|
|FL Chamber of Commerce||$1,417|
He is a member of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Fort Myers, Department of Children and Families Task Force for Child Protection Legal Services Subcommittee, Department of Corrections Policy Council and Drug Policy Advisory Council.
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- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," 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, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 18, 2014
|Florida House of Representatives District 73
| Succeeded by|
Matt Caldwell (R)
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