Larry Ahern

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Larry Ahern
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Florida House of Representatives, District 66
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)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1973-1977
Personal
BirthdayApril 26, 1955
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Larry Ahern (b. April 26, 1955) is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 66. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Ahern's professional experience includes owning Larry Ahern Pool Remodeling and Tyrone Discount Pool Supplies. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ahern did not serve on a committee.

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Larry Ahern endorsed Herman Cain in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ahern won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 66. Ahern ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Mary Louise Ambrose (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 66, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Ahern Incumbent 53.1% 40,764
     Democratic Mary Louise Ambrose 46.9% 35,951
Total Votes 76,715

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ahern did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. He defeated incumbent Janet Long (D) and Victoria Torres (TEA) in the November 2 general election.[3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 51
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Ahern (R) 22,706 50.32%
Janet Long (D) 19,922 44.15%
Victoria A. Torres (Tea) 2,499 5.54%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ahern is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Ahern raised a total of $452,693 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 29, 2013.[4]

Larry Ahern's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 66 Won $321,583
2010 Florida State House, District 51 Won $131,110
Grand Total Raised $452,693

2012

Ahern won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ahern raised a total of $321,583.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Larry Ahern's campaign in 2012
Florida Republican Party$121,184
Hospital Corp of America$3,000
Humana$2,000
Ahern, Larry$2,000
Bright House Networks$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$321,583
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ahern won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Ahern raised a total of $131,110.

Personal

Ahern and his wife, Maureen, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ben Albritton (R)
Florida House District 66
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Janet Long
Florida House District 51
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Steve Crisafulli (R)