|Florida State Senate District 26|
|November 20, 2012|
|November 17, 2014|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Florida House of Representatives District 68|
Due to Florida term limits, Galvano could not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.
Galvano works as an Attorney.
He is a Trustee with the Mote Marine Library, member of the Manatee County Sheriff's Advisory Council, Trustee with the Mote Scientific Foundation, and a member of the Florida Bar Association.
Galvano did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Galvano served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Health Policy|
|• Regulated Industries|
At the beginning of the 2009 legislative session, Galvano served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Legislative Budget Commission|
Galvano's sponsored legislation included:
- HB 7007 - "Official Florida Statutes: Adopts Florida Statutes 2009 & designates portions thereof that are to constitute official law of state; provides that Florida Statutes 2009 shall be effective immediately upon publication"
- HB 7129 - "Gaming on Indian Lands: Creates Seminole Tribe of Florida & State of Florida Gaming Compact Act; directs Governor to negotiate & execute gaming compact with Seminole Tribe of Florida on behalf of State of Florida subject to ratification by Legislature; provides for content & form of compact."
- HB 7145 - "Pari-Mutuel Permitholders: Revises provisions for permits to conduct quarter horse race meetings; removes requirements for licensing; removes provisions for application of specified provisions to quarter horse racing; revises authorization to substitute races of other breeds of horses"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012
Galvano won election in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 26. Galvano ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Paula House (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Florida State Senate, District 25, General Election, 2012|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Below are Galvano's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Sheridan Health Care||$6,000|
|Hospital Corporation of America||$2,000|
|FL Hospital Assoc||$1,500|
|FL Society of Ambulatory Surgical Centers||$1,500|
|Law Offices of Neil G Taylor PA||$1,500|
- Bill Galvano's campaign website
- Florida House of Representatives - Rep. Bill Galvano
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Bill Galvano on Facebook
- Bill Galvano on Twitter
- ↑ List of 2010 state legislative candidates in Florida
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Galvano Biography
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Galvano Issue Positions
- ↑ Florida Division of Elections "Candidate List" Accessed April 15, 2012
- ↑ Florida Division of Elections, Official Primary Results
- ↑ District 68 Florida House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
Mike Haridopolos (R)
|Florida State Senate District 26
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|Florida House of Representatives District 68
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