Ed Homan

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Ed Homan
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Florida House of Representatives District 60
Former member
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Assistant Clinical Professor
Ed Homan was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 60th District from 2002-2010.

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

Homan is currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of South Florida Medical School. He previously worked as an Orthopedic Surgeon for E.S. Homan Jr. Medical Doctor PA from 1975-2004, and was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy from 1970-1972.

He is a member of the Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, and Florida Orthopedic Society.[2]

Issue positions

Homan provided 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. When asked his legislative priorities, he responded:

  • 1. To establish mental health "parity" to physical illness.
  • 2. To change the direction of health care "reform" from trying to figure out how to pay for the nations poor health to the direction of how to make the people healthier so the health care costs will go down.[3]

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Homan's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1383 - "Prevention of Obesity: Authorizes DOH to require certain food service establishments to display number of calories in food items for sale; provides exemptions; provides immunity from liability; provides conditions under which such nutritional-information requirements may be superseded by federal law, rules, or regulations."
  • HB 1405 - "Influenza Vaccine: Requires child care facilities, family day care homes, & large family child care homes to provide parents with certain information regarding causes, symptoms, & transmission of influenza virus."
  • HB 7131 - "Health Care: Designates Miami-Dade County as health care fraud area of concern; allocates certain funds recovered under Florida False Claims Act to fund rewards for persons who report & provide information relating to Medicaid fraud"

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

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Homan won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 60th District, defeating E.J. Ford (D). Homan received 34,959 votes in the election while Ford received 30,090 votes.[4] Homan raised $159,196 for his campaign; Ford raised $7,623.[5]

Florida House of Representatives, District 60
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ed Homan (R) 34,959 53.7%
E.J. Ford 30,090 46.3%

Campaign donors

Below are Homan's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Hospital Corporation of America $4,000
FL Hospital Assoc $2,000
AT&T $2,000
FL Assoc of Realtors $2,000
Teco Energy $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 60
2002-2010
Succeeded by
Shawn Harrison