Jim Boyd

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Jim Boyd
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Florida House of Representatives, District 71
Incumbent
In office
2010 - present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Associate'sManatee Community College, 1976
Bachelor'sFlorida State University, 1978
Personal
BirthdayOctober 22, 1956
Place of birthBradenton, Florida
ProfessionInsurance/Real Estate
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Jim Boyd (b. October 22, 1956) is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 71. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Boyd earned his bachelor's degree from Florida State University. His professional experience includes working as the CEO and co-owner of Boyd Insurance and Investment Services, president of The Boyd Group, licensed real estate broker and an Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI).

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Boyd served on the following committees:

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
State Affairs
Public Counsel Oversight

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Boyd served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Boyd won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 71. Boyd ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Adam Tebrugge (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Florida House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Boyd Incumbent 55.9% 41,734
     Democratic Adam Tebrugge 44.1% 32,875
Total Votes 74,609

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Boyd did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. He defeated Dave "Watchdog" Miner (NPA) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 68
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Boyd (R) 26,071 62.02%
Dave "Watchdog" Miner (NPA) 15,965 37.98%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Boyd is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Boyd raised a total of $436,674 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 29, 2013.[3]

Jim Boyd's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 71 Won $266,074
2010 Florida State House, District 68 Won $170,600
Grand Total Raised $436,674

2012

Boyd won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Boyd raised a total of $266,074.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Boyd's campaign in 2012
Florida Republican Party$23,328
Sarasota County Republican Executive Cmte$5,000
Florida Retail Federation$3,047
Hospital Corp of America$2,000
Florida Association of Insurance Agents$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$266,074
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Boyd won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Boyd raised a total of $170,600.

Personal

Boyd and his spouse, Sandy, have two children. He has been involved with the Bradenton Downtown Development Authority, the Manatee Chamber of Commerce and the Manatee Hospital Board of Governors, and served as a volunteer fighter/EMT for the North River Fire District.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kenneth Roberson (R)
Florida House District 71
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Bill Galvano
Florida House District 68
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Dwight Dudley (D)