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|Florida House of Representatives District 84|
|September 22, 2009 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|High school||Atlantic High School|
|Bachelor's||Florida State University (1997)|
|J.D.||University of Florida (2002)|
|Date of birth||March 4, 1976|
|Place of birth||Port-au-Prince, Haiti|
Bernard earned his B.S. in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Florida State University and his J.D. from the University of Florida in 2002.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bernard served on these committees:
- Health & Human Services
- Subcommittee on Civil Justice
- Subcommittee on Economic Development and Tourism, Ranking Minority Member
- Subcommittee on Insurance and Banking
- Subcommittee on Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bernard served on these committees:
- Government Operations Appropriations Committee
- Military & Local Affairs Policy Committee
- Public Safety & Domestic Security Policy Committee
Domino's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 245 - "Community Colleges: Renames specified community colleges."
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Primary election lawsuit
Incumbent Mack Bernard filed a lawsuit in Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal challenging his narrow August 2012 Democratic primary election defeat for his Florida State Senate District 27 seat.
Bernard’s suit alleged that at least 40 absentee ballots and nine provisional ballots cast for him were improperly thrown out by the Palm Beach County supervisor of elections. The absentee ballots were discarded because of alleged discrepancies between the signatures found on the ballots and those found in voter registration records. If counted, Bernard would have won the primary.
Both the circuit and appeals courts found in favor of Clemens.
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012
|Florida State Senate, District 27 Democratic Primary, 2012|
| Florida House of Representatives, District 84 |
2010 General election results
|Mack Bernard (D)||21,125||77.91%|
|Albert Key (R)||5,988||22.09%|
In 2010, Bernard raised $94,897 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Florida Chamber Of Commerce||$2,500|
|Florida Association Of Realtors||$2,000|
|Florida Association Of Insurance Agents||$1,500|
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- Florida State Legislature
- Florida House of Representatives
- Florida House Committees
- Florida state legislative districts
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Mack Bernard on Facebook
- Campaign website
- Twitter account
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 18, 2014
- Mack for Florida Senate District 27 Facebook Page, "Info" accessed August 8, 2012
- Sunshine State News, "Primary Defeat Appeal Not Looking Good for Democratic Rep. Mack Bernard" accessed October 19, 2012
- First District Court of Appeal, State of Florida, case no. 1D12-4520. Retrieved September 19, 2013
- Florida Elections Division, "Candidate List," accessed June 14, 2012
- Florida Election Watch, "2010 Election results," accessed December 16, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
|Florida House of Representatives District 84
| Succeeded by|
Larry Lee, Jr. (D)
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