Janet Adkins

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Janet Adkins
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Florida House Of Representatives District 11
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
High schoolTrinity Christian Academy (1983)
Associate'sFlorida Community College at Jacksonville (1985)
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Florida (1987)
Master'sUniversity of North Florida (1990)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 9, 1965
Place of birthJacksonville, Florida
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Janet Adkins is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 11 since 2008.

Adkins worked as a Client Partner for Information Systems of Florida Incorporated from 1987-1999.

She is a member of the Nassau County Drug and Alcohol and Crime Coalition, Amelia Island Council, Republican State Committeewoman for Nassau County, Nassau County School Board, and volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club Brick Campaign[1]

Issues

Adkins 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]

Adkins's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 349 - "Forensic Mental Health Policy: Provides for creation of workgroup to review state policy & budgeting issues affecting adults with serious mental illness who also have involvement with state criminal justice system"
  • HB 1223 - "Corporate Income Tax Credits for Small Business Corporations: Requires DOR to establish corporate income tax credit program for specified small business corporations"
  • HB 1261 - "Medicaid Reform: Requires AHCA to establish legislative workgroup on Medicaid reform; requires report to Legislature; provides for expiration of workgroup on January 1, 2010"

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, Adkins served on the following committees:

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Rules & Calendar

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Adkins won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 11. Adkins defeated Cord Byrd in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Dave Smith (D) and Daniel Walsh (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Adkins Incumbent 71.8% 57,507
     Democratic Dave Smith 28.2% 22,559
     Independent Daniel F. Walsh 0% 8
Total Votes 80,074


Florida House of Representatives, District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Adkins Incumbent 65.4% 13,601
Cord Byrd 34.6% 7,181
Total Votes 20,782

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Adkins ran for re-election to the 12th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the August 24th primary or the general election, which took place on November 2nd.[4]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Adkins won election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 12th District, defeating Robert Ziefel (write-in) and Damon Fernandez (write-in). Adkins received 56,762 votes in the election while Ziefel received 28 votes, and Fernandez received 22 votes.[5] Adkins raised $225,952 for her campaign.[6]

Florida House of Representatives, District 12
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Janet Adkins (R) 56,762 99.9%
Robert Ziefel (write-in) 28 0.0%
Damon Fernandez (write-in) 22 0.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Adkins is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Adkins raised a total of $581,473 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[7]

Janet Adkins's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 11 Won $303,780
2010 Florida State House, District 12 Won $51,741
2008 Florida State House, District 12 Won $225,952
Grand Total Raised $581,473

2012

Adkins won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Adkins raised a total of $303,780.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Janet Adkins's campaign in 2012
Florida Republican Party$76,456
Humana$2,000
Hospital Corp of America$2,000
Florida Retail Federation$1,500
Surgi Center$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$303,780
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Adkins won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Adkins raised a total of $51,741.

2008

Adkins won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Adkins raised a total of $225,952.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elizabeth Porter (R)
Florida House of Representatives District 11
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 12
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Lake Ray (R)