J.D. Alexander

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J.D. Alexander
Florida State Senate District 17
Former member
In office
Term ends
November 16, 2012
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$133/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First electedNovember 2002
Term limits 2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida (1981)
BirthdayJuly 16, 1959
ProfessionCitrus Grower
Office website
J.D. Alexander (b. July 16, 1959) is a former Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing 17 from 2002 to 2012.

Alexander served in the Florida State House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002. From 2004 to 2006 he served as Senate Majority Whip.

Alexander is a Citrus Grower.

Alexander earned his B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Florida in 1981.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Alexander was appointed to these committees:


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



On November 4, 2008, Alexander won re-election to the 17th District Seat in the Florida State Senate, defeating Scott K. Thompson (D). Alexander raised $694,763 for his campaign, while Thompson raised $68,098.[1]

Florida State Senate, District 17 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png J.D. Alexander (R) 103,812 59.2%
Scott. K. Thompson (D) 71,621 40.8%

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)

Alexander raised $0 in campaign contributions in 2010, a year in which he was not up for election.[2]


In 2008, Alexander collected $694,763 in campaign contributions.[3] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Florida Republican Party $209,452
Florida Home Builders Association $3,000
AT&T $2,500
Amscot Financial $2,000
Anesthesiology Leadership Council $2,000

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Alexander and his wife, Cindy Monroe, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Florida Senate, District 17
Succeeded by
John Legg (R)