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Shawn Harrison
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Florida House Of Representatives District 60
Former member
In office
November 16, 2010 - November 16, 2012
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$133/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Florida (1987)
J.D.University of Florida (1990)
BirthdayMarch 20, 1965
Place of birthAnderson, Indiana
ProfessionAttorney/Business Owner
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Personal website
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Shawn Harrison (b. March 20, 1965) was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives. He represented District 60 from 2010 to 2012.

Harrison is an attorney with the firm of Wetherington, Hamilton & Harrison, P.A. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of South Florida and a J.D. from the University of Florida. He and his wife, Susan, reside in Tampa and have two children.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harrison served on these committees:

  • Judiciary
  • Joint Legislative Auditing
  • Subcommittee on Civil Justice
  • Subcommittee on Energy and Utilities
  • Subcommittee on Government Operations (Appropriations)
  • Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Access



See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Harrison ran in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 63. Harrison ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and was defeated by Mark Alan Danish (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Florida House of Representatives, District 63, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Danish 50.5% 33,535
     Republican Shawn Harrison Incumbent 49.5% 32,807
Total Votes 66,342


See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Harrison defeated Russ Patterson (D) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 60
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Shawn Harrison (R) 23,064 56.02%
Russ Patterson (D) 18,106 43.98%

Harrison defeated Trey Stroud in the August 24 primary.[3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 60 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Shawn Harrison 5,150 59.24%
Trey Stroud 3,543 40.76%

Campaign donors


Harrison raised $295,380 in contributions for his 2010 campaign as of July 8, 2011.[4] However, only 12 out of his 13 campaign finance reports have been filed.

His largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Florida Republican Party $19,867
Florida Police Benevolent Association $3,000
Florida Chamber of Commerce $3,000
Florida Healthcare Association $2,500
Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp. $2,500

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Harrison and his wife Susan Gall have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ed Homan
Florida House District 60
Succeeded by
Dana Young (R)