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Mike Fasano
Mike Fasano.jpg
Florida House of Representatives District 36
Former Member
In office
November 20, 2012-August 7, 2013
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Florida State Senate President Pro Tempore
Florida House of Representatives Majority Leader
2000-2001
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First electedNovember 2002
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida State Senate District 11
2002-2012
Florida House of Representatives
1994-2002
Personal
BirthdayJune 11, 1958
ProfessionBusinessman
CandidateVerification
Mike Fasano (b. June 11, 1958) is a former Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 36 from 2012 to 2013. He resigned on August 7, 2013 to become Tax Collector of Pasco County. He was named to that post by Gov. Rick Scott (R).[1]

Fasano is a former Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing 11 from 2002 to 2012. He served as President Pro Tempore. Florida term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2012.

Fasano was on the State Committee for the Republican Party of Pasco County from 1984 to 1992. He served in the Florida State House of Representatives from 1994 to 2002. From 1996 to 1998 he was House Majority Whip. He then served as Majority Floor Leader from 1998 to 2000 and Majority Leader from 2000 to 2001.

Fasano worked for the Saint Petersburg Times from 1976 to 1987. In 1987 he worked for the Florida Department of the Lottery. He has been Associate Vice President for Investments for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter since 1989.

Fasano attended Saint Petersburg Junior College from 1987 to 1990.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Health & Human Services
State Affairs
Administrative Procedures

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fasano was appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fasano served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fasano won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 36. Fasano defeated Michael Kennedy and James Mathieu in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. Joseph Antimo Verola ran as a write-in candidate. Fasano won the general election on November 6, 2012. [2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Fasano 99.9% 54,197
     Democratic Joseph Antimo Verola 0.1% 52
Total Votes 54,249


Florida House of Representatives, District 36 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Fasano 83.1% 7,511
James Mathieu 10.1% 915
Michael Kennedy 6.8% 617
Total Votes 9,043

2008

On November 4, 2008, Fasano won re-election to the 11th District Seat in the Florida State Senate, defeating Fred Taylor (D). Fasano raised $669,326 for his campaign, while Taylor raised $81,019.[3]

Florida State Senate, District 11 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Fasano (R) 141,140 65.0%
Fred Taylor (D) 76,114 35.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Fasano is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Fasano raised a total of $2,215,054 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[4]

Mike Fasano's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 36 Won $192,386
2010 Florida State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $0
2008 Florida State Senate, District 11 Won $669,326
2006 Florida State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $3,800
2004 Florida State Senate, District 11 Won $330,455
2002 Florida State Senate, District 11 Won $498,307
2000 Florida State House, District 45 Won $281,543
1998 Florida State House, District 45 Won $239,237
Grand Total Raised $2,215,054

2012

Fasano won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Fasano raised a total of $192,386.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Fasano's campaign in 2012
Florida Republican Party$5,000
Florida Retail Federation$4,500
Hospital Corp of America$4,000
Florida Hospital Association$2,000
Bright House Networks$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$192,386
Source:Follow the Money

2008

Fasano won re-election to the Florida State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Fasano raised a total of $669,326.

2006

Fasano was not up for election to the Florida State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Fasano raised a total of $3,800.

2004

Fasano won re-election to the Florida State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Fasano raised a total of $330,455.

2002

Fasano won election to the Florida State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Fasano raised a total of $498,307.

2000

Fasano won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Fasano raised a total of $281,543.

1998

Fasano won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Fasano raised a total of $239,237.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Scott Randolph (D)
Florida House of Representatives, District 36
2012–August 2013
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida Senate, District 11
2002–2012
Succeeded by
Alan Hays (R)