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Atwater represented District 25 from 2002-2010 and served as [[President of the Senate]]. [[State legislatures with term limits| Florida term limits]] disqualified him from seeking re-election to District 25 in 2010. Atwater ran for and won the office of Chief Financial Officer in 2010.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125257| Florida CFO 2010]</ref>
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Atwater represented District 25 from 2002-2010 and served as [[President of the Senate]]. [[State legislatures with term limits| Florida term limits]] disqualified him from seeking re-election to District 25 in 2010. Atwater ran for and won the office of Chief Financial Officer in 2010.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125257| Florida CFO 2010]</ref> He {{2014isrunning}} for re-election in the [[Florida down ballot state executive elections, 2014|2014 elections]].<ref name=ssn>[http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-atwater-can-use-2014-springboard-higher-office ''Sunshine State News,'' Jeff Atwater Can Use 2014 as a Springboard for Higher Office, July 30, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 22:18, 16 September 2013

Jeffrey Atwater
Jeff Atwater.jpg
Florida Chief Financial Officer
Republican
In office
January 4, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
PartyRepublican
PredecessorAlex Sink (D)
Compensation
Base salary$128,972
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$9,975,351
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida State Senate
2002 - 2010
Florida House of Representatives
2000 - 2002
Vice Mayor of North Palm Beach, FL
1993 - 2000
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida
Master'sUniversity of Florida
Personal
Place of birthApril 8, 1958
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Jeffrey Atwater (b. April 8, 1958) the current Chief Financial Officer of Florida and a former Republican member of the Florida State Senate.

Atwater represented District 25 from 2002-2010 and served as President of the Senate. Florida term limits disqualified him from seeking re-election to District 25 in 2010. Atwater ran for and won the office of Chief Financial Officer in 2010.[1] He is running for re-election in the 2014 elections.[2]

Biography

Atwater was Vice Mayor of the Village of North Palm Beach. He served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2000 to 2002.

Atwater was Chair/President/CEO of the Barnett Bank of Treasure Coast from 1994 to 1996. He then worked as Chair/President/CEO of the Barnett Bank of Broward County from 1996 to 1998.[3]

Education

  • BA in Finance from the University of Florida, 1981
  • MBA, University of Florida, 2002

Political career

Florida Chief Financial Officer (2011-Present)

Atwater began his first term as Florida Chief Financial Officer on January 4, 2011. His term ends January 6, 2015.

Florida State Senate (2002-2010)

Atwater served in the Florida State Senate from 2002-2010. He was President of the Senate from 2009-2010.[4]

Florida House of Representatives (2000-2002)

Elections

2014

See also: Florida down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Atwater is running for re-election to Florida Chief Financial Officer in the 2014 elections.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2010

Atwater won election to the office of Chief Financial Officer in 2010. The filing deadline was June 18, 2010, and the primary election date was August 24, 2010.[5]

Florida Chief Financial Officer, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Atwater 57.3% 2,967,052
     Democratic Loranne Ausley 38.9% 2,015,579
     No Party Affiliation Tom Stearns 2.1% 109,192
     No Party Affiliation Ken Mazzie 1.6% 83,959
Total Votes 5,175,782
Election Results Via: Florida Department of State

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jeffrey Atwater won re-election to the 25th District Seat in the Florida State Senate, defeating Linda Bird (D) and Anthony Joseph Mauro (Green). Atwater raised $2,827,505 for his campaign, while Bird raised $129,198 and Mauro raised 2,540.[6]

Florida State Senate, District 25, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeffrey Atwater Incumbent 62.3% 127,769
     Democratic Linda Bird 35.2% 72,251
     Green Anthony Joseph Mauro 2.5% 5,032
Total Votes 205,052

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Atwater is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Atwater raised a total of $9,975,351 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.[7]

Jeffrey Atwater's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida Chief Financial Officer Not up for election $313,851
2010 Florida Chief Financial Officer Won $5,079,097
2008 Flordia State Senate District 25 Won $2,826,505
2006 Flordia State Senate District 25 Not up for election $14,460
2004 Flordia State Senate District 25 Won $506,802
2002 Flordia State Senate District 25 Won $893,513
2000 Flordia State House District 83 Won $341,123
Grand Total Raised $9,975,351

2008 and 2010

Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Jeff Atwater's donors each year.[8] Click [show] for more information.



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Personal

Atwater and his wife, Carol Funkhouser, have four children.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alex Sink (D)
Florida Chief Financial Officer
2011 – Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida Senate, District 25
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Ellyn Bogdanoff