Carey Baker

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Carey Baker
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Florida State Senate District 20
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Business Owner
Carey Baker (b. March 16, 1963) was a Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing District 20. Senator Baker did not run for re-election in the Florida State Senate elections of 2010.[1]

Baker served in the Florida State House of Representatives from 2000 to 2004. He joined the Florida State Senate in 2004 and has served in that position since.

Baker has been the owner of The A.W. Peterson Gun Shop from 1978 to the present. He has also served in the Florida Army National Guard as a First Sergeant since 1981.

Baker attended Lake Sumter Community College from 1981 to 1982.

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On November 7, 2006, Baker won re-election to the 20th District Seat in the Florida State Senate. Baker was unopposed. Baker raised $229,970 for his campaign.[2]

Campaign donors


In 2008, a year in which he was not up for re-election, Baker collected $203,127 in campaign contributions.[3] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Florida Cable Telecommunications Association $1,500
Florida Association of Insurance Agents $1,000
Alico Inc. $1,000
Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar Association $1,000
South Florida Automobile Dealers Association $1,000


In 2006, Baker collected $229,970 in campaign contributions.[4] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Hospital Corporation of America $1,500
Progressive $1,500
Florida Association of Realtors $1,000
Vista Healthplan $1,000
Haskell Company $1,000


Baker and his wife, Lori Matchett, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Florida Senate, District 20
Succeeded by
Alan Hays