Thomas Anderson, Florida Representative

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Thomas Anderson
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Florida House of Representatives District 45
Former member
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Management Consultant/Businessman
Thomas Anderson was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 45th District from 2002-2010. He served as Mayor of Dunedin from 1994-2002. Due to Florida term limits, Anderson did not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.[1][2]

Anderson currently works as a management consultant and businessman. He has previously served as President of the Home Improvement Construction Corporation, in the United States Navy, and as Director of Senior Executive Service in the Department of Defense/Department of Energy.

He is a member of Friends of Library, Humane Society of North Pinellas, Pasco-Elfers Senior Center Advisory Board, Rotary Club of Dunedin, and West Pasco Chamber of Commerce.[3]

Issue positions

Anderson did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[4]

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Anderson's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 235 - "Women's Health: Requires DOH to create pilot program in Pasco, Duval, & Miami-Dade Counties to provide health screening for certain women"
  • HB 301 - "Elections: Requires supervisor of elections to be elected in nonpartisan election & amends ballot provisions accordingly; adds supervisor of elections to list of nonpartisan offices; prohibits political parties or partisan political organizations from endorsing, supporting, or assisting candidates in supervisor of election campaigns & provides second-degree misdemeanor penalty for knowingly violating those provisions"
  • HB 749 - "Public Records and Meetings/DOEA/Direct-Support Organization Donors: Provides exemption from public records requirements for information concerning certain donors & prospective donors to direct-support organization of DOEA"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site

Elections

2008

In 2008, Anderson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 45th District. Anderson ran unopposed in the election. He raised $40,443 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

Below are Anderson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Hospital Corporation of America $2,000
FL Hospital Assoc $1,000
FL Chamber of Commerce $1,000
Preferred Care Partners $1,000
Bright House Networks $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 45
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Richard Corcoran