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Andy Gardiner
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Florida State Senate District 9
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
November 16, 2012
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Florida State Senate Majority Leader
Present
Florida House of Representatives Majority Leader
2004-2006
Compensation
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$133/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits 2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives
2001-2008
Education
Bachelor'sStetson University (1992)
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1969
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Andy Gardiner (b. January 23, 1969) is a Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing District 9 since 2008.

Gardiner was on the Orange County Republican Executive Committee. He served in the Florida State House of Representatives from 2001 to 2008. From 2004 to 2006 he was House Majority Leader. He joined the Florida State Senate in 2008 and has served in that position since. He has been Senate Majority Whip since 2008, representing the 9th district.

Gardiner was Director of Community and Business Relations for Orlando Health. He has also worked as Executive Director of the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce.

Gardiner earned his BS in Political Science/Psychology from Stetson University in 1992.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gardiner has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gardiner served on these committees:

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Gardiner won election to the 9th District Seat in the Florida State Senate, defeating Darius L. Davis (D) and Jacob J. Hanselman, III (WRI). Gardiner raised $451,266, while Davis raised $17,294 and Hanselman raised $30. [1]

Florida State Senate, District 9 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Andy Gardiner (R) 119,070 58.4%
Darius L. Davis (D) 84,800 41.6%
Jacob J. Hanselman III (WRI) N/A N/A

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Gardiner collected $451,266 in campaign contributions.[2] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Hospital Corporation of America $4,000
Florida Institute of CPAs $4,000
AT&T $3,500
Florida Hospital Association $3,500
Florida Cable Telecommunications Association $3,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida Senate, District 9
2008–present
Succeeded by
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