|Florida House of Representatives, District 90|
|2010 - present|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Tufts University, 1980|
|J.D.||George Washington University Law School, 1983|
|Other||University of Miami Law School, 2002|
|Date of birth||June 27, 1958|
|Place of birth||New York, New York|
Berman earned her B.A. from Tufts University, J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami Law School. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney for the firm Belson and Lewis, practicing estate planning law. She previously practiced regulatory and real estate law and worked as an in-house counsel for a federal savings bank.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Berman served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Rules & Calendar|
|• Public Counsel Oversight|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berman served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Finance & Tax|
Berman won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 90. Berman ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Sean Michael Kasper (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 90, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Lori Berman Incumbent||67.7%||43,517|
|Republican||Sean Michael Kasper||32.3%||20,775|
Berman defeated Carole Penny Kaye in the August 24 primary.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 86 - Democratic Primary (2010)|
|Carole Penny Kaye||2,774||20.89%|
Berman was unopposed in the November 2 general election.
Comprehensive donor information for Berman is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Berman raised a total of $250,086 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.
|Lori Berman's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Florida State House, District 90||$120,491|
|2010||Florida State House, District 86||$129,595|
|Grand Total Raised||$250,086|
2012Berman won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Berman raised a total of $120,491.
|Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Lori Berman's campaign in 2012|
|Hospital Corp of America||$2,500|
|Florida Dental Association||$2,000|
|Florida Beer Wholesalers Association||$1,500|
|Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Local 2928||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$120,491|
|Source: Follow the Money|
2010Berman won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Berman raised a total of $129,595.
|Florida House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Lori Berman's campaign in 2010|
|Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp||$1,500|
|Florida Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Florida Association of Insurance Agents||$1,000|
|Florida Chamber of Commerce||$1,000|
|Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$129,595|
|Source: Follow the Money|
Berman and her husband, Jeffrey Ganeles, have two children.
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Irving Slosberg (D)
|Florida House District 90
| Succeeded by|
|Florida House District 86
| Succeeded by|
Mark Pafford (D)
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