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Dorothy Hukill
Dorothy Hukill.jpg
Florida State Senate District 8
Incumbent
In office
November 20, 2012 - present
Term ends
November 17, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives
2004-2012
Mayor of Port Orange
2000 - 2004
Vice Mayor/Councilmember, Port Orange
1998 - 1999
Education
Bachelor'sCity University of New York, 1967
Master'sColumbia University, 1970
J.D.St. John's University, 1978
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 20, 1946
Place of birthNew York, New York
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dorothy Hukill is a Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing District 8. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012. She was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2004 to 2012.

Biography

Hukill's professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice, business owner and elementary school teacher.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Hukill's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

We know how we can move forward. We know what policies work to make Florida a better place to live, work, and own a business. We must lower taxes for families and businesses. We must reduce regulations on job-creators so they can spend their time innovating rather than fighting with bureaucracy. And we must invest the resources taxpayers place in government on building and keeping a world-class education system.

2008

Hukill did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[3]

Hukill's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 971 - "Governmental Financial Information: Creates "Transparency Florida Act"; requires EOG to consult with specified legislative committees to establish website to provide information relating to each appropriation in GAA"
  • HB 7049 - "Community Affairs: Creates Office of Emergency Management within EOG; creates additional divisions of DOS"
  • HB 7127 - "Growth Management: Revises requirements for adopting amendments to capital improvements element, future land-use plan elements, intergovernmental coordination elements, & public school facilities element implementing school concurrency program of local comprehensive plans"

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

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Commerce and Tourism
Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
Community Affairs
Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Public Counsel Oversight

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hukill served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012

Hukill won election in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 8. Hukill ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Frank T. Bruno, Jr. (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Florida State Senate, District 8, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDorothy Hukill 57% 115,897
     Democratic Frank Bruno, Jr. 43% 87,339
Total Votes 203,236

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hukill ran for re-election to the 28th District seat in 2010. She defeated Richard Dembinsky (Write-in) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Florida House of Representatives, District 28
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dorothy Hukill (R) 42,097 99.73%
Richard Dembinsky (Write-in) 114 0.27%

She defeated Teresa A. Valdes in the August 24 primary.[6]

Florida House of Representatives, District 28 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dorothy Hukill 9,220 68.81%
Teresa A. Valdes 4,179 31.19%

2008

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Hukill won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 28th District, defeating William Smalley (D). Hukill received 47,443 votes in the election while Smalley received 29,622 votes.[7] Hukill raised $270,590 for her campaign; Smalley raised $6,951.[8]

Florida House of Representatives, District 28
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dorothy Hukill (R) 47,443 61.6%
William Smalley (D) 29,622 38.4%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hukill is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Hukill raised a total of $1,736,063 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[9]

Dorothy Hukill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State Senate, District 8 Won $724,680
2010 Florida State House, District 28 Won $165,744
2008 Florida State House, District 28 Won $270,590
2006 Florida State House, District 28 Won $309,444
2004 Florida State House, District 28 Won $265,605
Grand Total Raised $1,736,063

2012

Hukill won election to the Florida State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hukill raised a total of $742,680.
Florida State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dorothy Hukill's campaign in 2012
Florida Republican Party$203,720
Hospital Corp of America$4,000
Florida Institute of Cpas$3,500
Humana$3,500
Gulf Coast Health Care$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$742,680
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hukill won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hukill raised a total of $165,744.

2008

Hukill won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Hukill raised a total of $270,590.

2006

Hukill won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Hukill raised a total of $309,444.

2004

Hukill won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Hukill raised a total of $265,605.

Personal

Hukill has been a member of the Area Board of Realtors, Central Florida Legal Services Board of Directors, and the Committee for Ponce Preserve, as well as the chair of the Eastport Redevelopment Agency.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Thrasher (R)
Florida State Senate District 8
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 28
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Jason T. Brodeur (R)