|Florida House of Representatives, District 72|
|2010 - present|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Northern Michigan University, 1968|
|Birthday||January 11, 1945|
|Place of birth||Pontiac, Michigan|
Pilon served as a Sarasota County commissioner from 1996 to 2000.
Pilon earned his B.S. in Sociological Studies from Northern Michigan University. His professional experience includes working as Director of Government Affairs at the Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority, executive vice president of a major cable company and in law enforcement.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Pilon served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Local & Federal Affairs, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pilon served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. Greg Para is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Ray Pilon is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Pilon won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 72. Pilon ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Liz Alpert (D) and Jan Douglas Legacy (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 72, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ray Pilon Incumbent||53.9%||43,852|
Pilon did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. He defeated incumbent Ray Pilon (D) in the November 2 general election.
| Florida House of Representatives, District 69 |
2010 General election results
|Ray Pilon (R)||23,596||51.51%|
|Keith Fitzgerald (D)||22,216||48.49%|
Comprehensive donor information for Pilon is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Pilon raised a total of $488,626 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 29, 2013.
|Ray Pilon's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Florida State House, District 72||$301,894|
|2010||Florida State House, District 69||$186,732|
|Grand Total Raised||$488,626|
2012Pilon won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pilon raised a total of $301,894.
|Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ray Pilon's campaign in 2012|
|Florida Republican Party||$92,004|
|Sarasota County Republican Executive Cmte||$5,000|
|Hospital Corp of America||$2,000|
|Florida Beer Wholesalers Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$301,894|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Pilon won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Pilon raised a total of $186,732.
|Florida House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ray Pilon's campaign in 2010|
|Florida Republican Party||$88,235|
|Manatee County Republican Exec Cmte||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$186,732|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Pilon and his wife, Kathleen, have two children.
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- Florida House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Florida State Legislature
- Florida state legislative districts
- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Ray Pilon on Facebook
- Florida Dvision of Elections, "Candidate Listing for 2014 General Election," accessed June 23, 2014
- Florida Secretary of State Election Division, "Candidate List," accessed June 21, 2012
- Florida Department of Elections, "November 2, 2010, Election Results," November 2, 2010
- followthemoney.org, "Pilon, Ray," accessed May 29, 2013
Paige Kreegel (R)
|Florida House District 72
| Succeeded by|
|Florida House District 69
| Succeeded by|
Kathleen Peters (R)
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