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Revision as of 22:41, 11 March 2012

Sandy Adams
Sandy Adams.jpg
U.S. House, Florida, District 24
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
First elected2010
Next general2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives, 33rd district
2003-2011
Education
Bachelor'sColumbia College (2000)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1974-1975
Personal
BirthdayDecember 14, 1956
Place of birthWyandotte, Michigan, U.S.
ProfessionLaw Enforcement
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Sandra "Sandy" Adams (born December 14, 1956) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Adams was elected by voters from Florida's 24th congressional district.

Adams is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Florida's 7th District. She is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[1] Incumbent John L. Mica is also running as a Republican, while The [[[Billy Kogut]] is running as a Democrat.Primary elections will be held on August 14, 2012.

Biography

Born in Wyandotte, Michigan, Sandy is an alumna of Columbia College.[2]

Career

Committee Assignments

U.S. House of Representatives

2011-2012

Issues

Political Positions

Percentage voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Sandy Adams has voted with the Republican Party 95 of the time, which ranked 30 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[4]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Sandy Adams endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

Elections

2012

See also: Florida's 7th congressional district elections, 2012
Sandy Adams for House campaign logo.

Adams is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Florida's 7th District. She is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket. [6] Incumbent John L. Mica is also running as a Republican, while Billy Kogut is running as a Democrat. The signature filing deadline is May 7, 2012, with the primary taking place on August 14, 2012.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Adams won election to the United States House of Representatives. She defeated Suzanne M. Kosmas (D) and Nicholas Ruiz II (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 24th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSandra "Sandy" Adams 59.6% 146,129
     Democratic Suzanne M. Kosmas 40.3% 98,787
     Independent Nicholas Ruiz III 0% 115
Total Votes 245,031

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Adams's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Adams won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Adams's campaign committee raised a total of $1,328,778 and spent $1,266,664.[8]

U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 24th Congressional District, 2010 - Sandy Adams Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,328,778
Total Spent $1,266,664
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $2,540,354
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $2,561,831
Top contributors to Sandy Adams's campaign committee
Publix Super Markets$12,400
Wayne Densch Inc$11,600
American Medical Assn$10,000
GOP Generation Y Fund$10,000
Rolling R Ranch$8,400
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Leadership PACs$112,697
Health Professionals$71,000
Retired$68,008
Lawyers/Law Firms$57,209
Candidate Committees$45,000

Personal

Adams and her husband, Judge John Adams, live in Orlando, Florida. Together they have three children.[2]

External Links


References


Political offices
Preceded by
Suzanne Kosmas
U.S. House of Representatives - Florida District 24
2011–present
Succeeded by
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