|Florida House of Representatives District 11|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Boyd works as a realtor. She served as a Newberry City Commissioner from 2002-2006.
Boyd is a member of the Dixie-Gilchrist-Levy Association of Realtors, Florida Cattlemen's Association, and Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors.
Boyd 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.
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'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|
- Debbie Boyd's campaign website
- Florida House of Representatives - Rep. Debbie Boyd
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
|Florida House of Representatives District 11
| Succeeded by|
Elizabeth Porter (R)
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