|Florida House of Representatives District 35|
|2004 - 2012|
|Speaker of the House|
|2010 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||University of Florida (1989)|
|J.D.||University of Florida (1992)|
|Birthday||August 2, 1968|
|Place of birth||Bitburg U.S. Air Force Base, Germany|
Cannon's professional experience includes working as an attorney, General Counsel to the Orange County 2000 Charter Review Commission, Chair of the Board of Directors of Life for Kids Adoption Agency serving and on the Board of Trustees of the Orlando Science Center.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cannon served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cannon served on these committees:
- Office of Reapportionment
- Rules & Calendar Council
- Select Policy Council on Strategic and Economic Planning (Chair)
Cannon 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.
Cannon's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 459 - "Corporate Income Tax: Deletes specified provisions relating to federal amendments to federal law dealing with bonus depreciation for purposes of adjusted federal income & corporate income tax liability"
- HB 1219 - "Regulation of State Lands and Oil and Gas Resources: Authorizes Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund to accept bids for oil & gas leases on specified submerged lands; provides location restrictions on refining & retail sale of oil & gas extracted pursuant to such leases"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Cannon did not run for re-election in 2012.
Cannon ran for re-election to the 35th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. Cannon defeated Amy Mercado, who ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket and Juanita Virone, who ran for the Florida Tea Party. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
| Florida House of Representatives, District 35 |
2010 General election results
|Dean Cannon (R)||23,007||57.88%|
|Amy Mercado (D)||15,887||39.97%|
|Juanita Virone (Tea)||853||2.15%|
In 2010, Cannon raised $1,182,415 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Florida Republican Party||$72,275|
|Florida Chamber Of Commerce||$6,500|
|Florida Retail Federation||$4,500|
|Hospital Corp Of America||$4,000|
Below are Cannon's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Southern Gardens Citrus||$3,500|
|FL Assoc of Realtors||$2,000|
|Hospital Corporation of America||$2,000|
|FL Hospital Assoc||$1,500|
Cannon was endorsed by:
- Central Florida Tea Party Council
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- Florida State Legislature
- Florida House of Representatives
- Florida House Committees
- Florida state legislative districts
- Dean Cannon's personal website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Dean Cannon on Facebook
- Dean Cannon on Twitter
- Dean Cannon's YouTube Channel
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 17, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 17, 2014
- Tampabay.com, "Dean Cannon endorses Rick Perry," August 24, 2011
- Florida Secretary of State Election Division, "Candidate List," accessed June 21, 2012
- Florida Election Watch, "2010 Election results," accessed December 16, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
- Central Florida Tea Party Council, "Homepage," accessed December 17, 2014
|Florida House of Representatives District 35
| Succeeded by|
Robert Schenck (R)
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