Larry Metz

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Larry Metz
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Florida House of Representatives, District 32
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida, 1976
J.D.Florida State University, 1983
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1976 - 1982
Personal
BirthdayMarch 20, 1955
Place of birthAbington, Pennsylvania
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Larry Metz (b. March 20, 1955) is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Metz earned his A.A. and B.A. from the University of Florida and his J.D. from Florida State University. His professional experience includes operating a legal practice, Metz Law Firm, P.A., specializing in business, construction and personal injury litigation. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1976 to 1982.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Metz won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 32. Metz ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1]

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Metz won election, defeating Frank Layne Wood (D) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 25
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Metz (R) 35,197 63.80%
Frank Layne Wood (D) 19,970 36.20%

Metz defeated Rick Joyce in the August 24 primary.[3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 25 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Metz 9,278 53.27%
Rick Joyce 8,140 46.73%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Metz is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Metz raised a total of $235,526 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[4]

Larry Metz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 32 Won $71,698
2010 Florida State House, District 25 Won $107,295
2004 Florida State House, District 25 Defeated $56,533
Grand Total Raised $235,526

2012

Metz won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Metz raised a total of $71,698.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Larry Metz's campaign in 2012
Humana$2,000
Florida Chamber of Commerce$1,500
Florida Optometric Association$1,000
Fpic Insurance Group$1,000
Lewis Longman & Walker$500
Total Raised in 2012$71,698
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Metz won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Metz raised a total of $107,295.

2004

Metz lost the election for the Florida House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Metz raised a total of $56,533.

Personal

Metz and his wife, Mariko, have two children. He has been a trustee of the Marine Corps League, North Lake Detachment, where he has been a member of the color guard. Metz has also provided financial stewardship services for the Lake County Bar Association.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Crisafulli (R)
Florida House District 32
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Alan Hays
Florida House District 25
2010–present
Succeeded by
Charles David Hood, Jr. (R)