|Florida State Senate District 15|
|November 20, 2012-Present|
|November 15, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Florida House Of Representatives District 64|
|High school||Land O'Lakes High School (1984)|
|Birthday||March 23, 1966|
|Place of birth||Tampa, Florida|
|Profession||Investment Property Manager|
Stargel is a member of the Achievement Academy Advisory Board, President of the Republican Women's Club of Lakeland of the University of Southern Florida Advisory Board, and of The Well of Central Florida.
She is also a member of the Commission on Marriage and Family Support Initiatives.
Stargel 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.
Stargel's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 277 - "Pub. Rec./Law Enforcement Photographs or Video Recordings: Provides exemption from public records law for investigative or crime scene photographs or video recordings of deceased person, part of deceased person, or any part of person's extreme, severe, or acute injuries held by law enforcement agency"
- HB 679 - "Guardians Ad Litem: Authorizes person certified by not-for-profit legal aid organization to serve as guardian ad litem in dissolution of marriage proceeding that does not involve child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; requires that such person undergo security background investigation & undergo training in program developed by Florida Bar"
- HB 7039 - "OGSR/Insurance Claim Data Exchange Information: Saves from scheduled repeal under Open Government Sunset Review Act exemption from public records requirements for certain records obtained by Department of Revenue under insurance claim data exchange system"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Stargel served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Regulated Industries, Chair|
|• Commerce and Tourism|
|• Community Affairs|
|• Public Counsel Oversight|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stargel served on these committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Rules & Calendar|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stargel served on these committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• PreK-12 Appropriations, Vice-chair|
|• PreK-12 Policy|
|• Public Safety & Domestic Security Policy|
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012
Stargel won election in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 15. Stargel defeated Jack Myers and Ronald Rushing in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Stego Blue (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Florida State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012|
|Florida State Senate, District 15 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Jack R. Myers||22.2%||6,007|
Stargel ran for re-election to the 64th District seat in 2010. She did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. Stargel defeated Carol Castagnero (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
| Florida House of Representatives, District 64 |
2010 General election results
|Kelli Stargel (R)||26,948||64.29%|
|Carol Castagnero (D)||14,969||35.71%|
On November 4, 2008, Stargel won election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 64th District, defeating Alton Smith (write-in) and Gordon Watts (write-in). Stargel received 48,604 votes in the election while Smith received 454 votes, and Watts received 57 votes. Stargel raised $114,272 for her campaign; Smith raised $241, and Watts raised $165.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 64|
|Kelli Stargel (R)||48,604||99.0%|
|Alton Smith (write-in)||454||0.9%|
|Gordon Watts (write-in)||57||0.1%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Stargel raised $78,467 in contributions. 
Her largest contributor was the Florida Chamber of Commerce, which donated $3,000 to her campaign.
Below are Stargel's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|FL Institute of CPAs||$1,500|
|Hospital Corporation of America||$1,500|
|FL Electric Cooperatives Assoc||$1,000|
|Johnson & Blanton||$1,000|
- Kelli Stargel's personal website
- Florida House of Representatives - Rep. Kelli Stargel
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Kelli Stargel on Facebook
- Kelli Stargel on Twitter
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Stargel Biography
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Stargel Issue Positions
- ↑ Florida Division of Elections "Candidate List" Accessed April 15, 2012
- ↑ Florida Election Watch - 2010 Election results
- ↑ Florida House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 64 Florida House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
Paula Dockery (R)
|Florida State Senate District 15
| Succeeded by|
|Florida House of Representatives District 64
| Succeeded by|
James W. Grant (R)
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