John Cortes

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John Cortes
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Florida House of Representatives, District 43
Incumbent
In office
November 18, 2014 - Present
Term ends
November 14, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner, corrections officer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John Cortes is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 43. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Biography

Cortes's professional experience includes working as a small business owner and corrections officer.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. John Cortes defeated incumbent Ricardo Rangel in the Democratic primary, while Carlos L. Irizarry, Sr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Cortes defeated Irizarry in the general election.[2][3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 43 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Cortes 51.7% 2,844
Ricardo Rangel Incumbent 48.3% 2,653
Total Votes 5,497

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cortes was running in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 43. Cortes initially filed but was removed from the ballot.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ricardo Rangel (D)
Florida House of Representatives District 43
2014–present
Succeeded by
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