|Florida Chief Financial Officer|
|January 4, 2011 - Present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Predecessor||Alex Sink (D)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Florida State Senate|
|2002 - 2010|
|Florida House of Representatives|
|2000 - 2002|
|Vice Mayor of North Palm Beach, FL|
|1993 - 2000|
|Bachelor's||University of Florida|
|Master's||University of Florida|
|Place of birth||April 8, 1958|
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.
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.
- BA in Finance from the University of Florida, 1981
- MBA, University of Florida, 2002
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)
Florida House of Representatives (2000-2002)
- See also: Florida gubernatorial election, 2010
|Florida Chief Financial Officer, 2010|
|No Party Affiliation||Tom Stearns||2.1%||109,192|
|No Party Affiliation||Ken Mazzie||1.6%||83,959|
|Election Results Via: Florida Department of State|
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.
|Florida State Senate, District 25, 2008|
|Republican||Jeffrey Atwater Incumbent||62.3%||127,769|
|Green||Anthony Joseph Mauro||2.5%||5,032|
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|Jeff Atwater's Campaign Contributions|
Florida Chief Financial Officer
Florida State Senate District 25
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$2,290,594 (Democrat)|
$15,974 (No party affiliation)
$6,565 ( No party affiliation)
$2,540 (Green party)
|Top 5 contributors||Florida Republican Party||$1,314,028||Florida Republican Party||$364,476|
|State of Florida||$744,250||Florida Association of Realtors||$4,500|
|Florida RV Trade Association||$4,250||AT&T||$3,500|
|Florida Retail Federation||$3,500||Florida Hospital Association||$3,500|
|Northport Health Services||$3,500||Florida Police Benevolent Association||$3,500|
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Atwater and his wife, Carol Funkhouser, have four children.
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- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
Alex Sink (D)
|Florida Chief Financial Officer
2011 – Present
| Succeeded by|
|Florida Senate, District 25
| Succeeded by|