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Gibson won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Florida State Senate elections, 2012|Florida State Senate]] District 9. Gibson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated [[Cherron Newby]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://election.dos.state.fl.us/candidate/Index.asp ''Florida Division of Elections'' "Candidate List," accessed April 15, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://enight.elections.myflorida.com/Index.asp?ElectionDate=8/14/2012&DATAMODE= ''Florida Department of Elections'' "Official Primary Results," August 14, 2012]</ref>
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Gibson won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Florida State Senate elections, 2012|Florida State Senate]] District 9. Gibson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated [[Cherron Newby]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://election.dos.state.fl.us/candidate/Index.asp ''Florida Division of Elections'' "Candidate List," accessed April 15, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://enight.elections.myflorida.com/Index.asp?ElectionDate=8/14/2012&DATAMODE= ''Florida Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Results," August 14, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Audrey Gibson
Audrey Gibson.jpg
Florida State Senate, District 9
Incumbent
In office
2011- present
Term ends
November 15, 2016
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2011
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits 2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives
2002 - 2010
Personal
ProfessionBusiness/Community Liaison, Jacksonville Job Corps Center
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Audrey Gibson is a Democratic member of the Florida State Senate, representing District 9. She was first elected to the chamber in the September 20, 2011 special election.

Gibson served in the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 15 from 2002 until 2010. She served as House Democratic Floor Leader from 2006 to 2008.

Due to Florida term limits, Gibson could not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.[1]

Biography

Gibson's professional experience includes working as a business/community liaison with the Jacksonville Job Corps Center, legal liaison and in public relations.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2008

Gibson 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.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gibson served on the following committees:

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, Vice-chair
Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
Criminal Justice
Regulated Industries

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gibson served on the following committees:

Gibson's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 557 - "Contract Carriers: Applies specific requirements to contract carriers employed by railroad companies; provides requirements for drug & & and maintain certain insurance coverage"
  • HB 859 - "Community Redevelopment: Expands definition of term "blighted area" to include land previously used as military facility."
  • HB 1119 - "Criminal Justice: Requires state agencies & regulatory boards to prepare reports identifying & evaluating restrictions on licensing & employment; prohibits state agencies from denying application for license, permit, certificate, or employment based on person's lack of civil rights"

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

Elections

2012

See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012

Gibson won re-election in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 9. Gibson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Cherron Newby (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Florida State Senate, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAudrey Gibson Incumbent 63.6% 126,946
     Republican Cherron Newby 36.4% 72,676
Total Votes 199,622

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Termed out in the State House, Gibson ran in the 2011 special election for Senate District 1. Gibson won the Democratic primary on September 20. Shortly thereafter, write-in candidate Andrea Austin withdrew. The special general election was canceled, and special election winner Gibson was declared winner of the seat.[6][7]

2008

In 2008, Gibson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 15th District. Gibson ran unopposed in the election. She raised $35,608 for her campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gibson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Gibson raised a total of $557,757 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[9]

Audrey Gibson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State Senate, District 9 Won $121,881
2011 Florida State Senate, District 1 Won $134,532
2008 Florida State House, District 15 Won $35,608
2006 Florida State House, District 15 Won $199,324
2004 Florida State House, District 15 Won $32,710
2002 Florida State House, District 15 Won $33,702
Grand Total Raised $557,757

2012

Gibson won re-election to the Florida State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Gibson raised a total of $121,881.
Florida State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Audrey Gibson's campaign in 2012
Hospital Corp of America$4,000
Florida Hospital Association$2,000
Humana$1,500
Jacksonville Greyhound Racing$1,000
Florida Recreational Vehicle Political Cmte$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$121,881
Source:Follow the Money

2011

Gibson won election to the Florida State Senate in 2011. During that election cycle, Gibson raised a total of $134,532.

2008

Gibson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Gibson raised a total of $35,608.

2006

Gibson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Gibson raised a total of $199,324.

2004

Gibson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Gibson raised a total of $32,710.

2002

Gibson won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Gibson raised a total of $33,202.

Personal

Gibson has been a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated - Jacksonville Alumnae Chapter, First Coast African-American Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville Community Council Inc, Jacksonville Community Council - Incorporated Forward, and the Manufacturers North Community Advisory Panel.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Andy Gardiner (R)
Florida State Senate District 9
2012- present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Anthony Hill
Florida State Senate District 1
2011-2012
Succeeded by
Don Gaetz
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 15
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Reggie Fullwood