|Florida House of Representatives District 11|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Boyd's professional experience includes working as a realtor.
Boyd is a member of the Dixie-Gilchrist-Levy Association of Realtors, Florida Cattlemen's Association and Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors.
While a member of the Florida House, Boyd served on the following committees:
- Agriculture & Natural Resources Policy Committee
- General Government Policy Council
- Health Care Services Policy Committee
- Natural Resources Appropriations Committee (Ranking Minority Member)
Boyd 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.
Boyd's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 63 - "Auctioneers: Revises requirements for licensure as auctioneer, auctioneer apprentice, & auction business; requires submission of fingerprints for criminal records check; requires that applicant for license bear cost of fingerprinting & criminal records check"
- HB 593 - "Water Resources: Revises definition of Florida-friendly landscape; deletes references to "xeriscape;" revises eligibility criteria for certain WMD incentive programs; requires certain local government ordinances & amendments to incorporate specified landscape irrigation & design standards & identify specified invasive exotic plant species"
- HB 1097 - "Petroleum Restoration Program: Creates Petroleum Restoration Program Advisory Board in DEP"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Boyd lost her bid for re-election to the 11th District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Boyd was defeated by Elizabeth Porter (R) in the November 2 general election. John Ferentinos (Tea Party) also ran.
| Florida State Senate, District 11 |
2010 General election results
|Elizabeth Porter (R)||29,538||53.92%|
|Debbie Boyd (D)||22,042||40.24%|
|John Ferentinos (Tea Party)||3,202||5.84%|
On November 4, 2008, Boyd won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 11th District, defeating Elizabeth Porter (R). Boyd received 36,892 votes in the election while Porter received 36,713 votes. Boyd raised $263,589 for her campaign; Porter raised $231,371.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 11|
|Debbie Boyd (D)||36,892||50.1%|
|Elizabeth Porter (R)||36,713||49.9%|
Below are Boyd's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|FL Democratic Party||$46,457|
|Hospital Corporation of America||$4,000|
|FL Beer Wholesalers Assoc||$2,000|
|Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section of the FL Bar Assoc||$2,000|
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- Debbie Boyd's campaign website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 17, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 17, 2014
- Florida Department of Elections, "November 2, 2010, Election Results," November 2, 2010
- Florida Department of Elections, "Florida House Official Election Results," November 4, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2008 Contributions," accessed December 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
|Florida House of Representatives District 11
| Succeeded by|
Elizabeth Porter (R)
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