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Mike Weinstein
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Candidate for
Florida State Senate District 4
Bachelor'sHartwick College
Master'sCalifornia State University
J.D.University of Florida
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Mike Weinstein was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 4 of the Florida State Senate.[1]


  • Bachelor of Arts in political science, Hartwick College in New York
  • Master's of Science in criminal justice from California State University
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida
  • Two years of Doctoral Studies in criminology at Florida State University

In 1996, Weinstein was appointed to serve as executive director of the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, an agency comprising 12 divisions dedicated to economic development.[2]



See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012

Weinstein ran in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 4. Weinstein was defeated by Aaron Bean in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. Nancy Soderberg ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

Florida State Senate, District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAaron Bean 64.2% 31,269
Mike Weinstein 35.8% 17,451
Total Votes 48,720


  • Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General
  • Wayne Weaver, Former Jacksonville Jaguars Owner
  • Tom Petway, Jacksonville Business Leader and Jacksonville Republican Leader
  • Susie Wiles, Rick Scott Campaign Manager
  • Billie Tucker, First Coast Tea Party Co-founder
  • Patricia Sullivan, Florida Tea Party Leader
  • Candace Lightner, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Founder
  • Larry Metz, State Representative
  • Charles Van Zant, State Representative
  • Mike Hogan, Former State Representative, Former Duval Tax Collector
  • Associated Industries of Florida
  • Building Owners and Managers Association
  • Florida Nurses Association
  • Jacksonville Fire Chiefs and Firefighters
  • Jacksonville Police
  • JAXBIZ of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • National Federation of Independent Business
  • Nassau County Firefighters
  • Northeast Florida Builders Association
  • North Florida Hispanic Leadership Alliance
  • Personhood FL ProLife PAC
  • United Christians of Florida
  • Bill Bishop, Jacksonville City Council President
  • Stephen Joost, Former Jacksonville City Council President
  • Doyle Carter, Jacksonville City Councilman
  • Don Redman, Jacksonville City Councilman
  • Matt Schellenberg, Jacksonville City Councilman
  • Clay Yarborough, Jacksonville City Councilman
  • Jim Overton, Duval County Property Appraiser
  • Henry Cook, Former Jacksonville City Council President and Clerk of Courts
  • George Banks, International Business Executive and Former Jacksonville City Councilman
  • Mike Borno, Atlantic Beach Mayor
  • Maria Mark, Atlantic Beach Mayor Pro Tem
  • Jonathan Daugherty, Atlantic Beach City Commissioner
  • Fland Sharp, Jacksonville Beach Mayor
  • Lee Buck, Jacksonville Beach City Council
  • Penny Christian, Jacksonville Beach City Council
  • Rick Knight, Jacksonville Beach City Council
  • Steve Hartkemeyer, Jacksonville Beach City Council
  • Jeanell Wilson, Jacksonville Beach City Council
  • Harriet Pruette, Neptune Beach Mayor
  • Wesley White, Executive Director, Nassau County State Attorney’s Office
  • Paul Schwend, Nassau county small business owner
  • Wyman Duggan, Jacksonville Attorney and Former Republican State Senate District 4 Candidate

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Weinstein and Sara, his wife of over 34 years, have three children, Scott (married to Meg), Daryl (married to Mandy) and Danielle (married to Aaron) and three grand-children.[2]

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