|Florida House of Representatives, District 49|
|November 18, 2014 - Present|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
Plasencia's professional experience includes working as a high school teacher and coach.
Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. Incumbent Joe Saunders was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Rene Plasencia defeated Ed Rodriguez in the Republican primary. Plasencia defeated Saunders in the general election.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 49 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Florida House of Representatives, District 49 Republican Primary, 2012|
Plasencia was endorsed by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
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- Profile from the Florida House of Representatives
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- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
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- Rene Plasencia on Facebook
- VoteRene, "Biography," accessed August 14, 2014
- Florida Division of Elections, "2014 Florida Election Watch - Multi-County or District Offices," accessed September 3, 2014
- Florida Division of Elections, "Candidate Listing for 2014 General Election," accessed June 23, 2014
- Florida Secretary of State Elections Division, "Candidate List," accessed June 14, 2012
- VoteRene, "Endorsements," accessed August 14, 2014
Joe Saunders (D)
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