Jeff Clemens

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Jeff Clemens
Jeff Clemens.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Florida State Senate, District 27
Date of primaryAugust 14, 2012
General electionNovember 6, 2012
Current office
Florida House Of Representatives District 89
In office
November 16, 2010 - Present
Term ends
November 16, 2012
Years in position 5
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$133/per day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Date of birthSeptember 8, 1970
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionEnergy Contracting
Office website
Jeff Clemens (b. September 8, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives. He has represented District 89 since 2010.

Clemens served as Mayor of the city of Lake Worth from 2007 to 2009 and as chairman of the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency from 2004 to 2006. He is currently an energy contractor, but has worked in journalism and public relations. Clemens graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Journalism.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clemens has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012

Clemens is running in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 27. Clemens is running Mackenson "Mack" Bernard in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. Incumbent Lizbeth Benacquisto and Trudi Williams are running in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[1]


See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Clemens defeated Steven Rosenblum (R) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 89
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Clemens (D) 14,645 60.48%
Steven Rosenblum (R) 9,568 39.52%

Clemens defeated Peter Brandenburg in the August 24 primary.[3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 89 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Clemens 2,628 59.95%
Pete Brandenburg 1,756 40.05%

Campaign donors


Clemens raised $63,898 in contributions for his 2010 campaign as of July 8, 2011.[4] However, only 12 out of his 13 campaign finance reports have been filed.

His largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
First Fighter Fastpac $1,000
Florida Justice Association $1,000
Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp. $1,000
Waste Management $1,000
FCCI Services $1,000


Clemens is divorced

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mary Brandenburg
Florida House District 89
Succeeded by