Ray Sansom

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Ray Sanson
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Florida House of Representatives District 4
Former officeholder
In office
2002 - 2010
Term ends
Resigned office February 21, 2010
Ray Sansom was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives. He represented the 4th District from 2002 until his resignation on February 21, 2010.

Sansom has worked as an Economic Development Representative in the Northwest Florida Region for the Alabama Electric Cooperative, and as Director of the Community Affairs Department, Okaloosa County School District.

He is a member of the American Heart Association, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, University of West Florida, and the Young Men's Christian Association Corporate Board.[1]

Issue positions

Sansom 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]

Committee assignments

Sansom's sponsored legislation included:

  • HR 9009 - "University of Florida National Football Champions: Congratulates University of Florida Football Team for winning 2009 Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game, university's third national football title."
  • HR 9035 - "Myron Rolle: Congratulates Myron Rolle for outstanding achievements & selection as Rhodes Scholar."
  • HR 9075 - "Bay of Pigs Memorial Day: Designates April 17 as "Bay of Pigs Memorial Day" in Florida & commends Bay of Pigs Museum & Library of 2506 Assault Brigade for its excellent work in preserving photos & memorabilia of history of Bay of Pigs Invasion."

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

Campaign donors

Below are Sansom's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[3]

Contributor 2008 total
FL Hospital Assoc $1,500
FL Police Benevolent Assoc $1,500
Crystal Beach Development $1,000
FL Retail Federation $1,000
FL State Correctional Officers $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Florida House of Representatives District 4
2002-February 21, 2010
Succeeded by
Matt Gaetz