Kristin Jacobs

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Kristin Jacobs
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Candidate for
Florida House of Representatives, District 96
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Kristin Jacobs is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 96 of the Florida House of Representatives. She ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House in 2012.[1]


Jacobs has served as:[2]

  • 2011-Present: Broward County Vice Mayor, Pompano Beach, Florida
  • 1998-Present: Broward County Commissioner, Pompano Beach, Florida


Campaign themes


Jacobs' website highlights the following campaign themes:

  • Standing up for hard working middle-class families
  • Fighting for better public schools
  • Protecting our environment
  • Ensuring Equal Rights for All
  • Protecting a Woman's right to choose
  • Standing up for those who have no voice
  • Saying "no" to the right-wing Tea Party agenda.[3][4]



See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 26, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. Kristin Jacobs defeated Steven M. Perman in the Democratic primary and will face Ronald Bray (I) in the general election.[5][6]

Florida House of Representatives, District 96 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKristin Jacobs 76.3% 4,416
Steven Perman 23.7% 1,374
Total Votes 5,790


See also: Florida's 22nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Jacobs ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Florida's 22nd District. Jacobs was defeated by Lois Frankel in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012.[1]

U.S. House, Florida District 22 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLois Frankel 61.4% 18,431
Kristin Jacobs 38.6% 11,600
Total Votes 30,031

Politico listed the 22nd District race between Lois Frankel and Patrick Murphy as one of the five primaries to watch in 2012.[7] However, Patrick Murphy decided to run in the 18th District rather than the 22nd District.


Jacobs has received endorsements from:[8]

  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 728
  • National Association of Police Organizations
  • State Representative Martin David Kiar
  • Councilor Stella G. Jordan
  • UNITE HERE, the region’s first responders, police, and firefighters
  • United Transportation Union
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

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