Eduardo Gonzalez

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Eduardo Gonzalez
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Florida House Of Representatives District 111
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
BirthdayNovember 9, 1969
Place of birthCardenas, Matanzas, Cuba
ProfessionCAC Florida Medical Center; Business Development Leader
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Eduardo Gonzalez is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 111 since 2012. Gonzalez represented the 102nd District from 2006 to 2012. He was a Hialeah City Councilman from 1999-2007.

Gonzalez is a Business Development Leader at CAC Florida Medical Center.

He is President of the Miami-Dade County League of Cities of the Kiwanis Club of Flamingo Hialeah, Florida League of Cities Board of Directors, Fast Action Strike Team, Municipal Finance and Taxation, and on the Municipal Loan Council Executive Committee.[1]

Issues

Gonzalez 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.[2]

Gonzalez's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 253 - "Use of Public Moneys and Property: Prohibits use of public funds for certain purposes benefiting professional sports team & provides exceptions; provides for ad valorem taxation of property owned by governmental entity if property is used by private entity for nonexempt purpose."
  • HB 1279 - "Local Government Revenue Collections: Authorizes local governments & tax collectors to contract with private attorneys or collection agents to collect delinquent revenues"
  • HB 1501 - "Discretionary Sales Surtaxes: Prohibits application of specified sales amount limitations to specified county public hospital surtaxes."

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


Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Local & Federal Affairs, Chair
Appropriations

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gonzalez served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gonzalez served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gonzalez won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 111. Gonzalez defeated Maykel Balboa in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Grettel Limia (I) and Lizette B. Rodriguez (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 111, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEddy Gonzalez Incumbent 100% 26,034
     Independent Grettel Limia 0% 3
     Independent Lizette B. Rodriguez 0% 4
Total Votes 26,041


Florida House of Representatives, District 111 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEduardo Gonzalez Incumbent 62.2% 5,461
Maykel Balboa 37.8% 3,319
Total Votes 8,780

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gonzalez ran for re-election to the 102nd District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. Gonzalez defeated Cali Vallejo (write-in) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Florida House of Representatives, District 102
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Eduardo Gonzalez (R) 18,405 100%
Cali Vallejo (WRI) 1 0.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Gonzalez won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 102nd District, defeating Alfred Leon (write-in). Gonzalez received 31,891 votes in the election while Leon received 4 votes.[5] Gonzalez raised $228,075 for his campaign.[6]

Florida House of Representatives, District 102
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Eduardo Gonzalez (R) 31,891 100.0%
Alfred Leon (write-in) 4 0.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gonzalez is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Gonzalez raised a total of $607,217 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[7]

Eduardo Gonzalez's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, Distirct 111 Won $261,473
2010 Florida State House, Distirct 102 Won $105,169
2008 Florida State House, Distirct 102 Won $228,075
2006 Florida State House, Distirct 102 Won $12,500
Grand Total Raised $607,217

2012

Gonzalez won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $261,473.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eduardo Gonzalez's campaign in 2012
Eddy Gonzalez Campaign for City of Hialeah Mayor$99,354
Florida Republican Party$72,702
Humana$4,500
Florida Dental Association$1,500
Teco Energy$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$261,473
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Gonzalez won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $105,169.

2008

Gonzalez won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $228,075.

2006

Gonzalez won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $12,500.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Erik Fresen (R)
Florida House of Representatives District 111
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 102
2006–2012
Succeeded by
Sharon Pritchett (D)