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Bobby Powell
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Florida House of Representatives District 88
In office
November 20, 2012-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 3
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolPalm Beach Gardens High School
Bachelor'sFlorida State University (2006), Florida A&M University (2003)
Office website
Bobby Powell is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 88 since 2012.


  • 2006: Florida State University, Master's in Planning, Urban & Regional Planning
  • 2003: Florida A&M University, Bachelor's of Science, Public Relations
  • 1999: Palm Beach Gardens High School

Committee assignments


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

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Local & Federal Affairs



See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Powell won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 88. Powell defeated Nikasha Wells, Charles Bentel, and Evelyn T. Garcia in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 88 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBobby Powell 51.2% 7,154
Evelyn T. Garcia 24% 3,345
Nikasha Wells 16.8% 2,340
Charles Bentel 8.1% 1,126
Total Votes 13,965

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Powell is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Powell raised a total of $59,446 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.[3]

Bobby Powell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 88 Won $59,446
Grand Total Raised $59,446


Powell won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $59,446.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bobby Powell's campaign in 2012
Florida Cable Telecommunications Association$1,000
Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Local 2928$1,000
Cgg Hernando Investment Llc$500
Total Raised in 2012$59,446
Source: Follow the Money

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Preceded by
Mark Pafford (D)
Florida House of Representatives District 88
Succeeded by