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Marti Coley
Marti Coley.jpg
Florida House of Representatives, District 5
Incumbent
In office
2005 - present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2005
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sFlorida State University, 1984
Personal
BirthdayMarch 15, 1961
Place of birthBlountstown, Florida
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Marti Coley is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 5. She was first elected to the chamber in 2005. Coley served as Deputy Majority Whip from 2006 to 2008.

Coley has been the chair of the Bay County Legislative Delegation.

Biography

Coley's professional experience includes working as an English Teacher at Chipola College from 1989 to 2005 and a teacher at Malone High School from 1985 to 1989.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Judiciary
Rules & Calendar

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Coley served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2008

Coley did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Coley's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 815 - "Tax on Sales, Use, and Other Transactions: Specifies period during which sales of clothing & school supplies are exempt from tax; provides exceptions; provides appropriation."
  • HB 817 - "Pub. Rec./Cellular Telephone Numbers and Telephone Records/Law Enforcement Personnel: Provides exemption from public records requirements for cellular telephone numbers not otherwise disclosed by employing law enforcement agency & telephone records for all telephone numbers of specified active or former law enforcement personnel; provides for review & repeal of exemption; provides statement of public necessity."
  • HB 1441 - "State Employees: Provides that certain employees may be disciplined only for just cause; authorizes progressive discipline under certain circumstances"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House website.

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Coley won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 5. Coley defeated Daniel Thomas Glidewell, Sr. in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Travis W. Pitts (I) and Eddy G. Holman (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Florida House of Representatives, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarti Coley Incumbent 72.9% 49,976
     Independent Travis W. Pitts 27.1% 18,584
     Independent Eddy G. Holman 0% 2
Total Votes 68,562
Florida House of Representatives, District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMarti Coley Incumbent 68.8% 9,936
Daniel Thomas Glidewell, Sr. 31.2% 4,516
Total Votes 14,452

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Coley won re-election to the 7th District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Coley defeated David Pleat in the November 2 general election.[4]

Florida House of Representatives, District 7
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Marti Coley (R) 42,978 74.29%
David Pleat (D) 14,877 25.71%

2008

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Coley won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 7th District. Coley ran unopposed in the election. She raised $99,274 for her campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Coley is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Coley raised a total of $686,438 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[6]

Marti Coley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 5 Won $217,100
2010 Florida State House, District 7 Won $258,879
2008 Florida State House, District 7 Won $99,274
2006 Florida State House, District 7 Won $111,185
Grand Total Raised $686,438

2012

Coley won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Coley raised a total of $217,100.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Marti Coley's campaign in 2012
Florida Republican Party$26,086
Hospital Corp of America$2,500
Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp$2,000
Florida Chamber of Commerce$1,500
Florida Society of Anesthesiologists$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$217,100
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Coley won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Coley raised a total of $258,879.

2008

Coley won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Coley raised a total of $99,274.

2006

Coley won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Coley raised a total of $111,185.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brad Drake (R)
Florida House of Representatives District 5
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 7
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Halsey Beshears (R)