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Rick Kriseman

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Rick Kriseman
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Mayor of St. Petersburg
Incumbent
In office
January 2, 2014 - Present
Term ends
January 2, 2018
Years in position 8
Compensation
Base salary$158,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 6, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives
District 53
2006 - November 16, 2012
St. Petersburg City Council
2000 - 2006
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida (1984)
J.D.Stetson University College of Law (1987)
Personal
BirthdayAugust 2, 1962
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Rick Kriseman is the current Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Kriseman was a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 53 from 2006 to 2012. He served on the St. Petersburg City Council from 2000-2006.

Biography

Kriseman's professional experience includes working for Englanderand Fischer, Public Attorneys, and Stolba, Englander and Shames, Public Attorneys and owning Exclusively Accident Attorney.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kriseman served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kriseman served on the following committees:

Issues

Kriseman 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.[1]

Kriseman's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 157 - "Public K-12 Education: Provides requirements for civics education course that student must successfully complete for middle grades promotion beginning with students entering grade 6 in 2011-2012 school year; requires DOE to encourage school districts to initiate, adopt, expand, & institutionalize service-learning programs, activities, & policies in K-12; revises provisions relating to schools receiving school grade, etc. "
  • HB 625 - "Mangrove Protection: Expands penalty previously applicable to violations involving mangrove trimming or alteration to apply to any violation under Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act"
  • HB 1325 - "Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program: Requires students participating in Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program to take FCAT under specified conditions; provides additional requirements for private schools participating in program"

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

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kriseman did not run for re-election in 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kriseman ran for re-election to the 53rd District seat in 2010. He did not face any opposition in the August 24 primary. Kriseman defeated Thomas Cuba (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 53
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rick Kriseman (R) 18,817 58.55%
Thomas Cuba (R) 13,324 41.45%

2008

In 2008, Kriseman won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 53rd District. Kriseman ran unopposed in the election. He raised $57,391 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kriseman is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Kriseman raised a total of $388,144 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 23, 2014.[5]

Rick Kriseman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2010 Florida House of Representatives, District 53 Won $221,007
2008 Florida House of Representatives, District 53 Won $57,391
2006 Florida House of Representatives, District 53 Won $109,746
Grand Total Raised $388,144

2010

Kriseman won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Kriseman raised a total of $221,007.

2008

Kriseman won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Kriseman raised a total of $57,391.

2006

Kriseman won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Kriseman raised a total of $109,746.

Personal

Kriseman is a member of the American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Florida Bar, Saint Petersburg Bar Association, Suncoasters, Suncoast Tiger Bay and the Lake Pasadena Neighborhood Association.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mayor of St. Petersburg
2014–Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 53
2006–2012
Succeeded by
John Tobia (R)