Rob Wallace (Florida)

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Rob Wallace
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Candidate for
Florida State Senate District 17
Prior offices
State Representative District 47
1994 - 2002
High schoolTampa Catholic High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Florida, B.S., Engineering, 1974
Date of birthMay 8, 1952
Place of birthHutchinson, Kansas
ProfessionProfessional Engineer
ReligionEcumenical Christian
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Rob Wallace a, former State Representative for District 47 from 1994- 2002, was selected by the Republican Party as their replacement for Jim Norman on the November ballot for District 12 in the Florida State Senate in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections. Wallace ran in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 17.


  • 1974: University of South Florida, BSE, Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Tampa Catholic High School

Wallace founded Environmental Engineering Consultants, Inc. in 1979.[2]



See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012

Wallace ran in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 17. Wallace was defeated by John Legg in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.[3]

Florida State Senate, District 17 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Legg 61.8% 17,176
Rob Wallace 23.1% 6,426
John Korsak 15.1% 4,193
Total Votes 27,795


Wallace was chosen by party leaders to replace Jim Norman after he was disqualified due to an election lawsuit brought by Kevin Ambler, whom Norman defeated in the primary.[4] However, on October 27 the initial decision was reversed and Norman was put back on the ballot.[5]

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