|Florida House of Representatives District 82|
|2006 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Associate's||Miami-Dade Community College (1976)|
|Bachelor's||Florida Gulf Coast University (2010)|
|Other||FBI Academy (1999)|
|Date of birth||September 6, 1952|
|Place of birth||New York City, New York|
|Profession||Law Enforcement (retired)|
Snyder's professional experience includes working as a Criminal Investigator/Major/Director in the Department of Law Enforcement of the Martin County Sheriff's Office.
He is a Board Advisor to the Association of Retarded Citizens of Martin County and a member of the Shared Services Network.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Snyder served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Snyder served on these committees:
- Criminal & Civil Justice Appropriations Committee
- Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council (Chair)
- Finance & Tax Council
- Policy Council
Snyder 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.
Snyder's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 273 - "Sexual Activities Involving Animals: Prohibits knowing sexual conduct or sexual contact with an animal; prohibits specified related activities; provides that act does not apply to certain husbandry, conformation judging practices, & veterinary practices."
- HB 1151 - "DNA Database: Designates act "DNA Database Act;" provides phase-in schedule whereby persons arrested for specified felony offenses will be required to provide DNA samples to FDLE until all felony arrestees will provide such samples; provides for statewide system for classifying, matching, & storing analyses of DNA & other data"
- HB 7103 - "Mental Health: Creates Community Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment & Crime Reduction Act"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Snyder did not run for re-election in 2012.
On November 4, 2008, Snyder won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 82nd District, defeating Catherine Hilton (D). Snyder received 44,867 votes in the election while Hilton received 32,069 votes. Snyder raised $169,898 for his campaign; Hilton raised $3,398.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 82|
|William Snyder (R)||44,867||58.3%|
|Catherine Hilton (D)||32,069||41.7%|
In 2010, Snyder raised $39,646 in contributions.
His seven largest contributors were:
|Snyder Sr, William D||$2,696|
|Florida Chamber Of Commerce||$2,000|
|Ronald L Book Governmental Consultants Inc||$1,000|
|Florida State Correctional Officers||$1,000|
|Florida Police Benevolent Association||$1,000|
|Vista Health Plan||$1,000|
|Florida Association Of Realtors||$1,000|
Below are Snyder's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|FL Police Benevolent Assoc||$3,000|
|Hospital Corporation of America||$3,000|
|FL State Correctional Officers||$2,500|
|FL Assoc of Realtors||$2,000|
|FL Hospital Assoc||$2,000|
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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
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 30, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 30, 2014
- Florida Secretary of State Election Division, "Candidate List," accessed June 21, 2012
- Florida Election Watch, "2010 Election results," accessed December 18, 2014
- Florida Department of Elections, "Florida House Official Election Results," November 4, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed December 30, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
|Florida House of Representatives District 82
| Succeeded by|
MaryLynn Magar (R)
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