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    Foreword
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    Table of Contents
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    Presidential
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    U.S. Senate
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    Congressional
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    Florida Senate
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    Florida House of Representatives
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Florida Chamber of Commerce


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A Statewide Election
Guide for Florida
1980


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FOREWORD


This Statewide Election Guide for 1980 has been prepared
by the Florida Chamber of Commerce to provide the business
community with a concise, easy-to-read listing of candidates
for election. Major political races and issues of statewide im-
portance to be settled this fall are covered.
Candidates who qualified by July 22 with the Secretary
of State's office, and who have an opponent or opponents in
their own political party, will face the voters in a primary elec-
tion September 9 with runoffs scheduled for October 7. All
statewide public offices will be settled in the general election
on November 4, after primary and runoff election balloting has
determined party nominees.
Proposed revisions to the State Constitution are shown in
this publication as they will appear on the ballot. They will be
voted on as designated in the October Primary and November
General Elections.
We urge you to utilize this list of candidates to contact
them and find out how they stand on specific issues which con-
cern you as a citizen of Florida. We can only expect ourgovern-
ment to be as good as those we elect to run it and we have only
ourselves to blame if the best officeholders are not elected.
We also urge you to seek in-depth information on the
Constitutional Revision issues so that you may cast a knowledge-
able vote on each question.




Florida Chamber of Commerce

POST OFFICE BOX 5497
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 32301


CONTENTS


Presidential ....................
U. S. Senate. ...................
Congressional ..................
Florida Senate. .................
Florida House of Representatives ...
Constitutional Revision...........


. . . . . 2
. . . . . 3
. . . . . 5
. . . . . 8
. . . . . 1 2
.................. 22


SPECIAL NOTE: All candidates included in this booklet are those who
have been approved by the Secretary of State's Office for placement on
the ballot at press time (7/23/80). Every effort has been made to assemble
complete and accurate information. Candidates are listed by party and
alphabetically.

MAPS


Congressional Districts .......................... 4
Florida Senate Districts. ............................ 7
Florida House Districts .......................... 11


KEY TO SYMBOLS

Incumbent


7










FOREWORD


This Statewide Election Guide for 1980 has been prepared
by the Florida Chamber of Commerce to provide the business
community with a concise, easy-to-read listing of candidates
for election. Major political races and issues of statewide im-
portance to be settled this fall are covered.
Candidates who qualified by July 22 with the Secretary
of State's office, and who have an opponent or opponents in
their own political party, will face the voters in a primary elec-
tion September 9 with runoffs scheduled for October 7. All
statewide public offices will be settled in the general election
on November 4, after primary and runoff election balloting has
determined party nominees.
Proposed revisions to the State Constitution are shown in
this publication as they will appear on the ballot. They will be
voted on as designated in the October Primary and November
General Elections.
We urge you to utilize this list of candidates to contact
them and find out how they stand on specific issues which con-
cern you as a citizen of Florida. We can only expect ourgovern-
ment to be as good as those we elect to run it and we have only
ourselves to blame if the best officeholders are not elected.
We also urge you to seek in-depth information on the
Constitutional Revision issues so that you may cast a knowledge-
able vote on each question.




Florida Chamber of Commerce

POST OFFICE BOX 5497
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 32301


CONTENTS


Presidential ....................
U. S. Senate. ...................
Congressional ..................
Florida Senate. .................
Florida House of Representatives ...
Constitutional Revision...........


. . . . . 2
. . . . . 3
. . . . . 5
. . . . . 8
. . . . . 1 2
.................. 22


SPECIAL NOTE: All candidates included in this booklet are those who
have been approved by the Secretary of State's Office for placement on
the ballot at press time (7/23/80). Every effort has been made to assemble
complete and accurate information. Candidates are listed by party and
alphabetically.

MAPS


Congressional Districts .......................... 4
Florida Senate Districts. ............................ 7
Florida House Districts .......................... 11


KEY TO SYMBOLS

Incumbent


7





PRESIDENTIAL AND VICE-PRESIDENTIAL


DEMOCRATIC


JIMMY CARTER, is the 39th President of the
United States. He was born in 1924 in Plains,
Georgia, where he was raised on the family
peanut farm. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval
Academy at Annapolis, and served for 11 years
as a naval officer. Following his career in the
Navy, he returned to Plains to become a business-
man-farmer. He served in the Georgia Senate
and was elected Governor of Georgia in 1970.
He is married and the father of four children.


WALTER FREDERICK "FRITZ" MONDALE,
is the 42nd Vice President of the United States.
He was born in 1928 in Ceylon, Minnesota. A
graduate (cum laude) of the University of
Minnesota Law School, he practiced law in
Minneapolis. He has served as Minnesota's
Attorney General and United States Senator.
He is married and the father of three children.


REPUBLICAN


RONALD REAGAN, former Governor of the
State of California, was born in 1911 inTampico,
Illinois. He graduated from Eureka Collegewith
a degree in economics and sociology. His career
encompassed sports broadcasting and editing,
motion pictures and television, prior to his entry
into politics in 1965. He is married and the
father of four children.


GEORGE BUSH, born in 1924 in Milton, Mass-
achusetts. Graduate of Yale University with a
BA degree. He was first elected to Congress
in 1966, serving four years. He has served as
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Chair-
man of the Republican National Committee,
Envoy to China and was Director of the C.I.A.
Bush is married and father of five children.


2


AMERICAN


JOHN BAYARD ANDERSON, was born in
1922 in Rockford, Illinois. After serving in U.S.
Army during World War II he returned to the
University of Illinois College of Law at war's
end, receiving his JD degree in 1946. Accepted
graduate fellowship at Harvard University Law
School and received LLM in 1949. Served as an
Illinois State's Attorney and was first elected to
Congress in 1960. He is married and the father
of five children.






U.S. SENATE


SENATORS DEMOCRAT


ANDER CRENSHAW, 35; Republican from Jacksonville; graduate Uni-
versity of Georgia (AB) 1966 and University of Florida (JD) 1969;
Attorney; served six years in House; married, two children.

LEWIS E. DINKINS, 40; Republican from Ocala; born in Dunnellon;
attended Central Florida Junior College, graduated Stetson University
College of Law (JD) 1964; Attorney, radio personality.

LOU FREY, 46; Republican from Winter Park; Graduate Colgate Uni-
versity and University of Michigan Law School; Congressman for ten
years; married, five children.

PAULA HAWKINS, 53; Republican from Maitland; resident of Florida
25 years; served on Public Service Commission, was Jack Eckerd's
gubernatorial running mate; married, three children.

ELLIS RUBIN, 53; Republican from Miami; born Syracuse, New York;
moved to Florida 1948; graduate Holy Cross College (BS) 1946, and
University of Miami (JD) 1951; Attorney; married, four children.

JOHN T. WARE, 49; Republican from St. Petersburg; born Chattanooga,
Tennessee; moved to Florida 1932; attended St. Leo College Prepara-
tory, University of Florida, Florida State University (BS) and Stetson
College of Law (JD) 1961; Attorney; served in House of Representatives
1964-1966, re-elected to House in 1968. Elected to Senate in 1970
and subsequently. Senate Minority Leader 1974-1976 and 1978-1980;
married, five children.


*RICHARD STONE, 51; Democrat from Tallahassee; born New York;
moved to Florida 1928; attended Georgia Military College, graduate
Harvard University (BA) cum laude in 1949; Attorney; served as State
Senator 1967 1970, Secretary of State 1971 1974, elected to United
States Senate 1974; married, three children.

JOHN B. COFFEY, 59; Democrat from Moore Haven; born in north
Georgia; moved to Florida 1970; retired Air Force officer, farmer;
married, three children.


BILL GUNTER, 46; Democrat from Orlando; born in Jacksonville;
graduate University of Florida; state treasurer and insurance commis-
sioner; served in Senate 1966- 1972; member of Congress 1972- 1974;
married, three children.

KENNETH H. "BUDDY" MACKAY, 47; Democrat from hometown
Ocala; attended Davidson University, University of Florida and Univer-
sity of Florida Law School (JD); businessman, cattle and citrus grower,
Attorney; served in Florida House of Representatives from 1969 to
1975, served in Florida Senate 1975 1980; married, four children.


JAMES MILLER, 48; Democrat from Lutz; service station operator.

RICHARD PETTIGREW, 49; Democrat from Miami; Attorney; speaker
of House 1971 1972, also served as Senator.


SENATORS REPUBLICAN



















CONGRESS


CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

This fall, Floridians will elect 15 Con-
gressmen. The 15 Congressional Districts
shown here are single member districts
and are aligned according to population
by the Florida Legislature following each
census. All congressmen are elected to
serve a two-year term.








CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES
I~f


CONGRESS DISTRICT 1

*EARL HUTTO, 54; Democrat
from Panama City; born Midland
City, Alabama; moved to Florida
1954; graduate Troy State Uni-
versity (BS) 1949; Congressman
elected to Florida House of Rep-
resentatives 1972-1978, elected
to U.S. House of Representatives
1978; married, two children.

WARREN BRIGGS, 57; Repub-
lican from Pensacola; graduate
U.S. Military Academy at West
Point (BS) and Columbia Uni-
versity (MS); married, two chil-
dren.

CONGRESS DISTRICT 2

*DON FUQUA, 47; Democrat
from hometown Jacksonville;
graduate University of Florida
(BSA) 1957; Congressman; elec-
ted to Florida House of Repre-
sentatives 1959 1962, elected
to U.S. House of Representatives
in 1963 and subsequently; mar-
ried, two children.

JOHN LA CAPRA, 38; Repub-
lican from Tallahassee; born
New York City; moved to Flor-
ida 1958; graduate Georgia Insti-
*tute (BS) 1964 and University
of Florida Law School (JD)
1967; Attorney; married, two
children.


CONGRESS DISTRICT 3

*CHARLES BENNETT, 70: De-
mocrat from Jacksonville; born
Canton, New York; moved to
Florida 1913; graduate Univer-
sity of Florida (AB & JD) 1934,
honorary degrees from Univer-
sity of Tampa and Jacksonville
University; Congressman; served
in Florida House of Representa-
tives 1941 Session; elected to
U.S. House of Representatives
1949 and subsequently; married,
three children.

HARRY RADCLIFFE, Repub-
lican from Jacksonville;

CONGRESS DISTRICT 4

*BILL CHAPPELL, JR., 58;
Democrat from Daytona Beach;
graduate University of Florida
(BA) 1947 and (LLB) 1949;
Congressman, banker; elected to
Florida House of Representatives
1954 1964 and 1966 1968.
House Speaker 1961. Elected to
U.S. House 1968 and subse-
quently; married, four children.

BARNEY E. DILLARD, JR.,
Republican from Altoona;


CONGRESS DISTRICT 5

*RICHARD KELLY, 56; Repub-
lican from Orlando; born in
Atlanta, moved to Florida as
child; graduate Colorado State
(AB) 1949, Vanderbilt College
of Law 1949, and University of
Florida (JD) 1952; Congressman;
elected to U.S. House of Repre-
sentatives 1974; married, two
children.

VINCE FECHTEL, JR., 44;
Republican from Tavares; born
Leesburg; graduate University of
Florida (BS) 1959; entrepreneur;
served in House of Representa-
tives 1972-1978, elected to
Senate 1978; two children.


BILL MC COLLUM, Republican
from Altamonte Springs;

DAVID BEST, 42; Democrat
from Crystal River; born Laurel,
Mississippi; moved to Florida
1944; graduate Florida State
University (BA) 1962, American
University (JD) 1968; Attorney;
two children.
DICK FISCHER, 39; Democrat
from Gotha; graduate Concordia
College (BS), Northern Illinois
University (MA) and Nova Uni-
versity (PhD); educator/citrus
grower; married, two children.


CONGRESS DISTRICT 6

*C.W. BILL YOUNG,50; Repub-
lican from St. Petersburg; born
Harmarville, Penn.; moved to
Florida 1945; Congressman,
elected to Florida Senate 1960-
1970, elected to Congress 1970
and subsequently; married, three
children.

(No Opposition)

CONGRESS DISTRICT 7

*SAM M. GIBBONS, 60; Demo-
crat from hometown Tampa;
graduate University of Florida
(JD) 1947; Congressman and
Attorney; elected to Florida
House 1952 1958, Florida
Senate 1958 1962 and Con-
gresman since 1962; married,
three children.

CHARLES P. "CHUCK" JONES,
Republican from Tampa;

CONGRESS DISTRICT 8

*ANDY IRELAND, 50; Demo-
crat from Winter Haven; born
Cincinnati, Ohio; moved to
Florida 1952; graduate Yale
University (BA) 1952 and attend-
ed Louisiana State University
School of Banking; Congressman,
banker; elected to U.S. House
of Representatives 1976; four
children.


SCOTT NICHOLSON, Republi-
can from Bradenton;

ROD REBHOLZ, 44; Indepen-
dent from Sarasota; born Pen-
nsylvania; moved to Florida
1975; contractor/carpenter.

CONGRESS DISTRICT 9

*C.WILLIAM "BILL"NELSON,
38; Democrat from Melbourne;
born in Miami, Florida; attend-
ed University of Florida, grad-
uate Yale University (BA) 1965
and University of Virginia Law
School (JD) 1968; Congressman,
Attorney; elected to Florida
House of Representatives 1972 -
1978. Elected to U.S. House of
Representatives 1978; married,
two children.

STAN DOWIAT, Republican
from Melbourne Beach;


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CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES (continued)


CONGRESS DISTRICT 10

*L. A. SKIP BAFALIS, 51;
Republican from Fort Myers;
born in Boston, Massachusetts;
moved to Florida 1955; grad-
uate St. Anselm's College (AB)
1952; Congressman, investment
banker; served in Florida House
of Representatives 1964- 1966,
Florida Senate 1966 1970,
Minority Floor Leader 1968 -
1970, Governor's Senate Floor
Leader 1966 1968. Elected to
Congress 1972; married, two
children.

RICHARD SPARKMAN, 39;
Democrat from Naples; born in
Daytona Beach; graduate Flor-
ida State University (BA) and
Cumberland Law School (JD);
Attorney; married, one child.


CONGRESS DISTRICT 11

*DANIEL A. MICA, 36; Demo-
crat from hometown West Palm
Beach; attended University of
Florida and Florida Atlantic
University (BA) 1966; Congress-
man; elected to U.S. House of
Representatives 1978; married,
four children.

AL COOGLER, 41; Republican
from West Palm Beach; born
Brooksville, Florida; graduate
University of Florida (BA and
MA) 1963, Florida State Uni-
versity (JD) 1969; Attorney;
married, two children.


NORMAN EDWARD
LEONARD, Republican
Pompano Beach,


from


CONGRESS DISTRICT 12

*ED STACK, 70; Democrat from
Pompano Beach; born Bayonne,
New Jersey; graduate Lehigh
University (AB) and Columbia
University (MA) University of
Pennsylvania Law School (LLB);
elected to U.S. House of Repre-
sentatives 1978; married, two
children.
ALAN S. BECKER, 34; Demo-
crat from Plantation; born in
Brooklyn, New York; moved to
Florida 1966; attended Brooklyn
College and University of Miami
Law School; Attorney; served
three terms in Legislature.

CLENNON KING, Democrat
from Miami.
CLAY SHAW, Republican from
Fort Lauderdale,


CONGRESS DISTRICT 13

*WILLIAM M. LEHMAN, SR.,
67; Democrat from North Miami
Beach; born in Selma, Alabama;
moved to Florida 1942; grad-
uate University of Alabama
1934, attended University of
Miami; congressman and busi-
nessman; elected to Congress
1972 and subsequently; married,
two children.
AL ENTIN, 35; Republican from
Miami; born in New York; moved
to Florida 1967; graduate Amer-
ican University (BA) and Uni-
versity of Miami (JD); Attorney;
married, two children.

CONGRESS DISTRICT 14

*CLAUDE PEPPER, 80; Demo-
crat from Miami; born Dudley--
ville, Alabama; moved to Flor-
ida 1925; graduate University
of Alabama, 1921, Harvard
Law School (LLB) 1924. Hon-
orary degrees from McMaster
University (Canada), University
of Toronto, University of Ala-
bama, Rollins College, Univer-
sity of Miami; congressman,
Attorney; served in 1929 Florida
House of Representatives. Served
U.S. Senate 1936-1950; elected
U.S. House of Representatives
1962 and subsequently; married.


__ _ _ _I __ _ __ _ L __ _ _ _L__ _ _ _


DOUGLAS MAC KENZIE, Dem-
ocrat from Miami.

EVELIO S. ESTRELLA, 53;
Republican from Miami; born
Cuba; moved to Florida late
1960's; graduate Havana Business
Academy; real estate broker,
businessman; married, five chil-
dren.

CONGRESS DISTRICT 15

*DANTE B. FASCELL, 63; Dem-
ocrat from Miami; born Bridge-
hampton, New York; moved to
Florida 1925; graduate Univer-
sity of Miami (JD) 1938; Con-
gressman and Attorney; served
Florida House of Representatives
1950 1953; elected to U.S.
House of Representatives 1954
and subsequently; married, three
children.

HERBERT J. HOODWIN, Re-
publican from Miami,




















STATE SENATE


21-2


SENATE DISTRICTS
The Florida Senate consists of 40 members.
This year the odd-numbered Senate seats will
be up for election. All Senators are elected to
serve a four-year term. Exception this year
is District 6, which was vacated by resignation.
Individual elected for this unexpired term will
serve two-years.








STATE SENATE CANDIDATES


SENATE DISTRICT 1

*W. D. CHILDERS, 47; Demo-
crat, from Pensacola; born in
Okaloosa County, Florida; grad-
uated from Florida State Univer-
sity (BA) 1955, businessman;
served in Senate since 1970;
married, father of four.

(No Opposition)

SENATE DISTRICT 3

*DEMPSEY J. BARRON, 58;
Democrat from Panama City;
born in Andalusia, Alabama,
moved to Florida in 1924;
graduate University of Florida,
(LLB) 1954, (JD) 1967, Florida
State University, (BS) 1956;
Attorney, rancher; served in
House of Representatives 1956-
1960; elected to Florida Senate
in 1960 and subsequently; Sen--
ate President from 1975 1976;
married, father of two children.

ELLIOTT MESSER, 42; Repub-
lican from hometown Talla-
hassee; graduate Duke University
and University of Florida Law
School; Attorney; married, three
children.


SENATE DISTRICT 5

*SHERILL "PETE" SKINNER,
38; Democrat from Lake City;
native Floridian; agri-business-
man; graduate University of
Florida, (BA) 1973; elected to
House 1974 1976; elected to
Senate 1976 and subsequently;
married, two children.

MICHAEL GEISON, 38; Demo-
crat from Melrose; born New
York City; graduate University
of Florida (BA) 1968; author
and yoga teacher.

O. A. WINBURN, 48, Democrat
from Mayo; attended University
of Florida; dairy and tobacco
farmer; married, two children.

SENATE DISTRICT 6

GENE KEITH, Democrat from
Gainesville; Baptist minister mar-
ried, six children.

GEORGE G. KIRKPATRICK,
42; Democrat from Gainesville;
developer/builder; Graduate
Davidson College, (BS); married,
two children.

PERRY MC GRIFF, 43; Demo-
crat from Gainesville; born Ar-
cadia, Florida; graduate Univer-
sity of Florida, 1960; Insurance
agent; married, five children.

JOHN NEWSOM, JR., 42; Re-
publican from Weirsdale; grad-
uate Emory University (BS) and
University of Tennessee; citrus
grower, printer, commercial bee-
keeper and former educator;
married, three children.


____________________________ I _____________________________ J


SENATE DISTRICT 7

*DAN SCARBOROUGH, 47;
Democrat from Jacksonville,
born in Hortense,Georgia; moved
to Florida 1933; graduate of
University of Florida; owner/
operator, tele-communication
service; elected to House in
1966; elected to Senate 1968
and subsequently; married, three
children.

DAN JENKINS, 40; Demo-
crat from Jacksonville; born Los
Angeles, California; moved to
Florida 1959; graduate Canal
Zone College (AB) 1961, Temple
University (BS) 1972, and Cali-
fornia State University (MA)
1973; construction business; mar-
ried, two children.

JEFF BURNSED, Republican
from Jacksonville.
C. LEE DANIEL, 40; Repub-
lican from Jacksonville; born
Lakeland, Florida; attended Uni-
versity of Florida; chairman board
air pollution contractor.


SENATE DISTRICT 9

*MATTOX S. HAIR, 42; Demo-
crat from Jacksonville; native
Floridian; Attorney; graduate
Florida State University, (BS)
1960, University of Florida,
(JD) 1964; elected to House
1972 1974, elected to Senate
1974 and subsequently; married.

(No Opposition)

SENATE DISTRICT- 11

JIM GLISSON, 41; Democrat
from Tavares; born Jackson
County, Florida; graduate Palmer
College (DC) 1962; first elected
to Florida House of Representa-
tives in 1968, elected to Senate
in 1972 1978, served as running
mate to Robert Shevin in 1978
gubernatorial election; married,
one child.

CHARLES B. BEALS, Repub-
lican from Clermont.

RICHARD H. LANGLEY, 43;
Republican from Clermont; born
Lakeland, Florida; Attorney;
holds four degrees; elected to
legislature in 1972 and served
three terms, minority whip 1976-
1978; married, seven children.

SENATE DISTRICT- 13

*ALAN TRASK, 47; Democrat
from Ft. Meade; native Flor-
idian; attended University of
Florida and Florida Southern;
Insurance and Real Estate; served
in Senate since 1968; married,
seven children.


TED AGGELIS, 47; Democrat
from Lakeland; born Polk Co.;
graduate Florida State University
(BS); safety manager, former
teacher; married, two children.

C. P. "PAT" BREWER, 42;
Democrat from Brooksville; born
Campbellsville, Kentucky; moved
to Florida 1949; mortician; grad-
uate Cincinnati College of Em-
balming and University of Flor-
ida; married, two children.

C. H. "BILL" ORTT, 62; Demo-
crat from Winter Haven; born
Newcomerstown, Ohio; graduate
Kent State University (BS &
MA); Educator; three children.

THAD LOWREY, Republican
from New Port Richey;

SENATE DISTRICT 15

BILL FULFORD, 57; Democrat,
native of Orlando; attended Uni-
versity of Florida; Citrus grower
and in moving and storage busi-
ness; elected to House of Repre-
sentatives in 1966 and subse-
quently until 1978; married,
four children.

BOB POE, 26; Democrat from
Orlando; born Rockville Center,
New York; moved to Florida
1962; radio marketing consul-
tant; married.










TONI JENNINGS, 31; Re-
publican from Orlando; native
Floridian; real estate sales, con-
struction, mortgage broker;
graduate Wesleyan College,
(BA) 1971, graduate studies
at Rollins College; elected to
House of Representatives 1976
and subsequently.


JOHN L. MICA, 37; Republi-
can from Winter Park; born
Binghamton, New York; moved
to Florida in 1956; business-
man, management consultant;
graduate Miami Dade Jr. College,
(AA), 1965, University of Flor-
ida (BA & MA), 1967; Elected
to House in 1976 and 1978;
married, two children.

SENATE DISTRICT- 17

*JOHN VOGT, Democrat from
Cocoa; native of Lake Wales;
professional engineer; graduate
of University of Florida, grad-
uate work at University of South
Florida and Rutgers; elected
Senator in 1972 and subse-
quently; married, three children.

ARTHUR E. "ART" GRINDLE,
57; Republican from Winter Park;
born Chicago, Illinois, graduate
LaSalle Law School (LL.B),
Sussex College of Technology
(PhD) and Rollins College (MSM);
automobile dealer; married, four
children.


STATE SENATE CANDIDATES (continued)


SENATE DISTRICT 19

*DON CHAMBERLIN, 45, Dem-
ocrat from Clearwater; born in
Dunedin; high school teacher;
graduate Florida State Univer-
sity (BA) 1959, (MA) 1968;
elected to Senate 1976 and sub-
sequently; married, two children.

RICHARD J. "DICK" DEEB,
56; Republican from St. Peters-
burg; born in Tallahassee; builder,
developer, realtor, banker; (BS),
University of Notre Dame; served
two years in Florida House, ten
years in Senate; married, four
children.

GERALD REHM,53; Republican
from Dunedin; born West Palm
Beach; graduate U.S. Merchant
Marine Academy; foundation
director; married, three children.

SENATE DISTRICT 21

*DAVID H. MC CLAIN, 47;
Republican from Tampa; born
Macon, Georgia; moved to Flor-
ida in 1956; Attorney; graduate
Duke University (BA) 1957,
Washington University (MA) and
Stetson College of Law (LL.B)
1961; elected to Senate 1970
and subsequently; one daughter.

(No Opposition)

SENATE DISTRICT 23

*PAT FRANK, 51; Democrat
from Tampa; born in Cleveland,
Ohio; moved to Florida in 1947;
graduate of Univeristy of Florida
(BSBA) 1951, first woman at
Georgetown University Law
School 1951; married, three
children.


JOHN MANGIN, 38; Democrat
from Tampa; born in Long Island,
New York; C.L.U., Insurance;
graduate C.W. Post College, (BA),
Graduate Studies at New York
Institute of Finance; married,
two children.

MALCOLM"MAC"CLEMENTS,
Republican from Gibsonton.

LOUIS PUTNEY, 51; Republi-
can from hometown Tampa;
graduate University of Florida
(BA) 1948, (JD) 1950; Attorney;
married, two children.

SENATE DISTRICT 25

*WARREN S. HENDERSON,
53; Republican from Sarasota;
born Exeter, New Hampshire;
moved to Florida 1955; numis-
matist and investments; graduate
Denison University, (BA) 1951;
elected to Senate in 1963, elected
to House in 1966, and re-elected
to Senate in 1967 and subse-
quently; married, three children.
(No Opposition)
SENATE DISTRICT 27

JEFFREY L. BURCK, Democrat
from Palm Beach,

THOMAS F. LEWIS, 56; Repub-
lican from Palm Beach; born
Philadelphia, Penn.; moved to
Florida in 1952; educated at
Palm Beach Junior College, Mass.
Institute of Technology and
University of Florida; realtor;
Elected to House 1972 and
subsequently, Minority Floor
Leader 1979 1980; married,
three children.


SENATE DISTRICT 29

*GEORGE A. WILLIAMSON,
42; Republican from Fort Laud-
erdale; born Chattanooga, Ten-
nessee; moved to Florida 1966;
Attorney; attended Duke Uni-
versity and University of Miami,
graduate of University of North
Carolina (LL.B) 1965; Elected
to House 1970 and subsequently
till election to Senate in 1976;
one son.

J. W. (BILL) STEVENS, 62;
Republican from Parkland,

GEORGE PLATT, 36; Demo-
cratic from Coral Springs; born
New Haven, Connecticut; moved
to Florida 1948; graduate Uni-
versity of North Carolina (BA)
1966 and Northeastern Univer-
sity, Boston, (JD) 1972; Attor-
ney; married, four children.


SENATE DISTRICT 31

*JIM SCOTT, 38; Republican
from Oakland Park; born in Ken-
tucky; moved to Florida 1965;
Attorney; graduate University
of Kentucky (BA) 1963 and (JD);
1965; elected to Senate 1976;
married, two children.

(No Opposition)

SENATE DISTRICT 33

*JOHN A. HILL, 49; Democrat,
from Hialeah; born in Miami;
attended Miami-Dade Junior Col-
lege; life underwriter; served in
House of Representatives 1974-
1978, House Majority Floor
Leader 1976 1978, elected to
Senate 1978; married, three
children.
BOB SKIDELL, 35; Democrat
from North Miami; born Chicago,
Illinois; moved to Florida 1946;
graduate University of Florida
(BA) 1968; real estate developer.

TED LYONS, 32; Republican
from Miami; born Goulds, Flor-
ida; graduate Florida A & M
University; real estate consultant,
education; married, three child-
ren.


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SENATE DISTRICT 35

*JACK GORDON, 58; Democrat
from Miami Beach; born Detroit,
Michigan; moved to Florida in
1940; banker; graduate Univer-
sity of Michigan, (BA); elected
to Senate 1972 and subsequent-
ly; married, three children.

DON ALLEN MAC KENZIE,
Democrat from Miami Beach,

SENATE DISTRICT 37

GWEN MARGOLIS, 46; Demo-
crat from North Miami Beach;
born Philadelphia, Penn; moved
to Florida 1960; attended Tem-
ple University, University of
Tampa and Dade Junior College;
realtor; elected to House 1974
and subsequently; married, four
children.

RAYMOND VAL, Republican
from Miami.


STATE SENATE CANDIDATES (continued)


SENATE DISTRICT 39

*VERNON C. HOLLOWAY, 61;
Democrat from Miami; born
Richmond, Virginia; moved to
Florida 1940; attended Virginia
Mechanical Institute and Univer-
sity of Miami; electrical contrac-
tor; served in House of Repre-
sentatives from 1966 1974,
elected to Senate 1974 and sub-
sequently; married, three child-
ren.

RICHARD (DICK) RENICK, 50;
Democrat from Miami; born in
Crestwood, New York; attended
University of Miami; TV/film
director and land developer;
elected to Florida House 1966 -
1970, elected to Florida Senate
1974 1978; married, two child-
ren.


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consists of 120 representatives. Shown
here are the 45 geographical areas. Each
area has from one to six district mem-
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HOUSE CANDIDATES


HOUSE DISTRICT 1

*GROVER ROBINSON, III, 37;
Democrat, native of Pensacola;
Graduate of University of Flor-
ida with BA and JD; elected
to House in 1972 and subse-
quently; commercial and invest-
ment real estate; married, two
children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 2

*TOM PATTERSON, 37; Demo-
crat from Pensacola; born East
Lansing, Michigan; moved to
Florida 1965; Degree in Business
Administration (BBA) 1965; Bus-
iness Consultant; elected to
House in 1972 and subsequently.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT- 3

*CLYDE H. HAGLER, 50; Dem-
ocrat from Pensacola; born and
raised in Escambia County; Grad-
uate of the Citadel (BS); C.P.A.;
elected to House of Representa-
tives in 1974 and subsequently;
married, three children.

BOBBY A. O'NEIL, Democrat
from Pensacola;


HOUSE DISTRICT 4

*BOLLEY L. "BO" JOHNSON,
29; Democrat, native of Milton;
graduate Pensacola Junior Col-
lege, (A.A.) 1971 and Florida
State, (BS) in 1973; Real Estate
and Insurance business; first
elected to House in 1978; mar-
ried, one child.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 5

*KENNETH E. BOLES, 47;
Democrat from Ft.Walton Beach;
born in Milton; attended Pensa-
cola Junior College, Alexander
Hamilton Institute; General Con-
tractor and homebuilder; elected
to House in 1978; married, three
children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 6

*JAMES G. WARD, 38; Demo-
crat from Ft. Walton Beach; born
in Pensacola; graduate Florida
Southern University and South
Technical Institute; Contractor;
elected to House in 1976and sub-
sequently; married, three child-
ren.

JOHN C. FRANKLIN, JR., 43;
Democrat from Milton; born
in Bluff Springs, Florida; attend-
ed University of Lawton, Okla-
homa; trucking company owner;
married, two children.


HOUSE DISTRICT 7

*SAM W. MITCHELL, 51; Demo-
crat born in Chipley; attended
Chipola Junior College; graduate
Livingston University, BA, 1952,
and George Peabody, MA, 1955;
Businessman/School Administra-
tor; served in House of Repre-
sentatives 1956 1961, re-elected
to House 1978; married, two
children.

DOYLE GREEN, 51; Democrat
from Marianna; lifelong resident
of Jackson County; businessman/
farmer; married, two children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 8

*RON JOHNSON, 39; Demo-
crat from Panama City; born
in Brewton, Alabama; graduate
of University of West Florida,
BA; advertising agency owner;
elected to House in 1978; mar-
ried.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 9

*LEONARD J. HALL, 37; Dem-
ocrat from Panama City; born
in Tifton, Georgia; graduate Chi-
pola Jr. College (AA), University
of Florida, BSPE, 1965, MPH
1967; Teacher/Real Estate; mar-
ried, two children.

STEVE STRICKLAND, 23; De-
mocrat from Panama City; born
in Covina, California; graduate
(Phi Beta Kappa) Beloit College,
BA (Wisconsin); political consul-
tant.


HOUSE DISTRICT 10

*JAMES HAROLDTHOMPSON,
35; born in Mobile, Alabama;
moved to Florida 1945;graduate
Florida State University, (BA)
1966; (JD) 1969; Attorney;
elected to House 1974, re-elected
subsequently; married, two chil-
dren. Democrat from Quincy;

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 11

*DON C. PRICE, 54; Democrat
from Tallahassee; born Birming-
ham, Alabama; businessman/real
estate; elected to House in 1978;
married, three children.

BRUCE MINNICK, 37; Dem-
ocrat from Tallahassee; graduate
Florida State University; attor-
ney/lobbyist.
HOUSE DISTRICT 12

*HERBERT F. MORGAN, 37;
Democrat native of Tallahassee;
graduate Chipola Junior College,
Florida State University (BS);
Realtor; elected to House 1974
and re-elected subsequently; mar-
ried, four children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 13

*WAYNE HOLLINGSWORTH,
42; Democrat from Lake City;
native Floridian; attended Uni-
versity of Miami, graduate of
Arkansas State University (BS),
1961; businessman; House mem-
ber 1970 1972, re-elected
1976 and subsequently; married,
one child.
(No Opposition)


HOUSE DISTRICT- 14

*GENE HODGES, 43; Democrat
from Cedar Key, his birthplace;
commercial fisherman; elected
to House in 1972 and subse-
quently; married, three children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 15

*GEORGE CRADY, 49; Demo-
crat from Yulee; native of Miami;
graduate Duke University (BA)
1953; businessman; elected to
House 1977 and subsequently;
married, six children.

D. H. "BUCK" BUCHANAN,
53; Democrat from Hilliard;
born Quincy, Florida; oil jobber;
married, four children.




HOUSE DISTRICT 16

*ARNETT E. GIRARDEAU,
DDS, 51; Democrat from Jack-
sonville, his birthplace; graduate
Howard University (BS) 1952,
(DDS) 1962; elected to House
1976 and subsequently; married,
two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 17

*JOHN THOMAS, 37; Demo-
crat from Jacksonville, his birth-
place; attended Edward Waters
College and Savannah State;
businessman; married, two child-
ren.








HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


WILLIAM B. COWART, 38;
Democrat from Jacksonville;
born Statesboro, Georgia; moved
to Florida 1942; attended Jack-
sonville University and Jackson-
ville School of Technology; auto
mechanic; married,four children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 18

*JOHN W. LEWIS, 31; Demo-
crat from Jacksonville; born in
Marietta, Georgia; graduate Flor-
ida Junior College (AA) 1969,
Florida State University (BS),
1971; elected to House in 1974
and subsequently; married, one
child.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 19

*ANDREW E. (ANDY)
JOHNSON, 27; Democrat from
Jacksonville, his birthplace; grad-
uate Darthmouth College (BA)
1975; dairy farm owner; elected
to House 1978; married, one
child.

JIM ATKINS, 57; Democrat
from Jacksonville; born Russell-
ville, Alabama; moved to Florida
1931; attended Tampa Univer-
sity; Broadcasting & Radio; mar-
ried, three children.

PRESTON DRUMMER, Demo-
crat from Jacksonville,

AL GIMBEL, 55; Democrat
from Jacksonville; born Phil-
adelphia, Pennsylvania; moved
to Florida 1948; graduate Florida
State University (BS/BA) 1950,
University of Florida (JD) 1951;
Attorney; married, four children.


HOUSE DISTRICT 20

*CARL OGDEN, 51; Democrat
from Jacksonville, his birthplace;
graduate of Jacksonville Univer-
sity 1947; insurance/mortgage
loan broker; elected to House
1968 and subsequently; two
children.

CORRINE BROWN, 34; Demo-
crat from hometown Jackson-
ville; graduate Florida A & M
(BS) 1969, University of Florida
(EDS) 1971; education.

HOUSE DISTRICT 21

*THOMAS L. "TOMMY"
HAZOURI, 36; Democrat from
hometown Jacksonville; graduate
Jacksonville University (BA),
1966; public relations; elected to
House 1974 and subsequently;
married, one child.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 22

*STEVE PAJCIC, 34; Democrat
from hometown Jacksonville;
graduate Princeton University
(AB) 1968, Harvard Law School
(JD) 1971; Attorney; elected to
House 1974 and subsequently;
married.
BOB VANNER, 36; Republican
from Jacksonville; born Provi-
dence, Rhode Island; moved to
Florida 1959; graduate Jackson-
ville University (BS); Engineer;
married.


HOUSE DISTRICT 23

*FREDERICK B. "FRED"
TYGART, 35; Republican from
hometown Jacksonville; graduate
University of North Carolina
(AB) 1967, University of Florida
(JD) 1970; Attorney; elected to
House in 1978.

(No opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 24

*BILL BANKHEAD, 39;Repub-
lican from Jacksonville; born
Americus, Georgia; Graduate
University of Florida (BS) 1963;
real estate development for rail-
road; married.

ANDY ANDREWS, 40; Demo-
crat from Jacksonville; born Lake
Butler, Florida; attended Jack-
sonville Junior College; auto deal-
ership; married, three children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 25

*FRANKWILLIAMS, 38; Demo-
crat from Starke; born in Way-
cross, Georgia; moved to Florida
in 1952; graduate University of
Florida; business interests in
public relations; public admini-
stration and mortgage brokerage;'
elected to House in 1972 and
subsequently; married, one son.

FRANK COTTON, Republican
from Orange Park.


HOUSE DISTRICT 26

*J. SIDNEY MARTIN, 61; Dem-
ocrat from Hawthorne, his birth-
place; graduate University of
Florida (BA) 1942; insurance
and part-time college instructor;
elected to House in 1974 and
subsequently; married, three
children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 27

*JON L. MILLS, 33; Demo-
crat from Gainesville; born in
Coral Gables; graduate Stetson
(BA) 1969, University of Flor-
ida Law School (JD) cum laude
in 1972; Attorney; elected to
House in 1978.

(No Opposition)


HOUSE DISTRICT- 28

*HAMILTON D. UPCHURCH,
55; Democrat from hometown
St. Augustine; graduate Univer-
sity of Florida (BS & BA) 1949,
(LL.B) 1951, (JD) 1967; Attor-
ney; elected to House in 1978;
received 1980 Allen Morris Most
Effective Legislator Award; mar-
ried, four children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT- 29

TOM C. BROWN, 57; Democrat;
born in Daytona Beach; BA and
MA; small business owner, mini-
ster. married, four children.

JAMES E. HUGER, Democrat
from Daytona Beach;
EVELYN T. WEST, 54; Dem-
ocrat from Deland; born in
Ringgold, Georgia; graduate Ste-
son University (BS); Florist;
married, three children.

BILL SEABORN, Republican
from Ormond Beach;








HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


HOUSE DISTRICT 30

*SAMUEL P. BELL III, 41;
Democrat from Daytona Beach;
born in Charleston, West Virginia;
graduate Dartmouth College
(AB) 1961, Duke University,
School of Law (LLB) 1964;
Attorney; elected to House 1974
and subsequently; House Major-
ity Leader 1979- 1980; married,
three children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 31

T. K. WETHERELL, 35; Dem-
ocrat from hometown Daytona
Beach; graduate Florida State
University (Ph.D) 1974, (MS)
1968, (BS) 1967; Educator;
married, one child.
JOHN W. MARTIN, JR., 24;.
Republican from Emporia; born
DeLand; farmer.
HOUSE DISTRICT 32

*CHRISTIAN MEFFERT, 37;
Democrat from hometown Ocala;
graduate Florida State University
(BSBA, JD) 1969; Attorney;
elected to House by special
election in 1980; married, two
children.
RALPH NICHOLSON, 60; Dem-
ocrat from Ocala; born Preston,
Georgia; moved to Florida 1925;
graduate Central Florida College
(AA) 1973; retired military;
married, four children.
HARVEY R. KLEIN, 58; Repub-
lican from Ocala; born in Cleve-
land, Ohio; moved to Florida
1922; graduate University of
Miami (BA and JD); Attorney;
married, two children.


HOUSE DISTRICT 33

*BOB HATTAWAY, 44; Demo-
crat from hometown Altamonte
Springs; nurseryman/realtor;
elected to House in 1974 and
subsequently; married, two
children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 34

*BOBBY BRANTLEY, 32; Repu-
blican from Longwood; born
Atmore, Alabama; moved to
Florida 1956; golf course owner;
elected to House 1978; married,
two children.

PATRICIA C. "PAT"
SOUTHWARD, 38; Democrat
from Lake Mary; born Alexandria,
Louisiana; moved to Florida
1947; graduate University of
Florida (BA) 1963 and Florida
State University (MS) 1966;
wholesale foliage, citrus, real
estate; married.

HOUSE DISTRICT- 35

*EVERETT A. KELLY, 54;
Democrat from Tavares; born
Foley, Alabama; moved to Flor-
ida in 1928; graduate Florida
State University (BS) 1951, Uni-
versity of Florida (BS) 1960;
pharmacist; elected to House
1978; two children.

DENNIS L. HORTON, 32; Re-
publican from Clermont;graduate
Michigan State University (BS)
1970, University of Florida (JD)
1973, (LL.M) 1979; Attorney;
married, one child.


HOUSE DISTRICT 36

*CHARLES R. "CHUCK"
SMITH, 52; Democrat from
Brooksville; born Webster; Grad-
uate University of Florida (BSA)
1953; businessman; elected to
House 1978; married,three child-
ren.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 37

*RONALD R. RICHMOND, 39;
Republican from New Port Rich-
ey; born in Linton, Indiana;
moved to Florida in 1960;
graduate of Florida State Univer-
sity (BA) 1962, Stetson College
of Law (JD) 1969; Attorney;
elected to House in 1972 and
subsequently; married,two child-
ren.

BILLIE COX, 56; Democrat
from New Port Richey; born
Decatur, Illinois; moved to Flor-
ida 1971; attended Milliken
University; retired; married, four
children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 38

LARRY GORE, 55, Democrat;
born Canal Zone, Panama; Grad-
uate Texas A & M (DVM); vet-
erinarian and association execu-
tive; married, six children.

BOB WATTLES, Democrat from
Orlando.

BRUCE MC EWAN, 43; Repub-
lican from hometown Orlando;
graduate Rollins College; Attor-
ney; married.


HOUSE DISTRICT 39

RONALD E. "RON" DOWDY,
37; Democrat from Orlando;
born Alexandria, Virginia; moved
to Florida 1968; graduate East
Carolina University (AB); self-
employed businessman; married,
two children.

EULOGIO "JOE" RANGEL,
Democrat from Apopka.

HENRY F.SWANSON, 57; Dem-
ocrat; born in West Palm Beach;
graduate University of Florida
(BSA) 1948 and (MSA) 1949;
retired county extension direc-
tor; married, two children.

JOHNNY BREMER, 52; Repub-
lican from Winter Park; born
Cleveland, Ohio; attended West-
ern Reserve University, Cleve-
land; self-employed businessman;
married, seven children.

BARBARA OWENS, 45; Repub-
lican from Orlando; born New
Jersey; moved to Florida 1965;
attended University of Georgia
and Rollins College; volunteer.

DANIEL WEBSTER, Republican
from Orlando,


HOUSE DISTRICT 40

*RICHARD "RICH" CROTTY,
32; Republican from Orlando;
born in Dobbs Ferry, New York;
moved to Florida 1961; Univer-
sity of Central Florida (BA)
1972; realtor/associate; elected
to House 1978.

BOB BROWN, 34; Democrat
from Maitland; born Tampa;
holds theology degree (BD) and
graduate Florida State University
(BS) 1976; accountant; married,
two children.

DREW THOMAS, Democrat
from Orlando.

HOUSE DISTRICT 41

*FRAN CARLTON, 44; Demo-
crat from Orlando; born Stein-
hatchee; graduate Stetson Univer-
sity (BS), University of Florida
(AA); syndicated TV show host;
elected to House 1976 and sub-
sequently; married, two children.

(No Opposition)


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HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


HOUSE DISTRICT 42

TOM DORMAN, 49; Democrat
from Apopka; attended Rollins
College; nurseryman; married,
two children.
NANCY FAIR, 38; Democrat
from Orlando; born Quincy,
Florida; graduate Florida State
University (BS) 1965; Educator.

BRUCE A. NANTS, 27; Demo-
crat from Orlando, his place of
birth; graduate University of
Florida (BA) 1974, (JD) 1977;
U.S. Senate intern in 1973.

J. SID RAEHN, Democrat from
Orlando,
ED STARCHK, 52; Democrat
from Orlando; born Virginia;
moved to Florida 1965; grad-
uate George Washington Uni-
versity (BS/MS); denturist; five
children.
THOMAS B. "TOM" DRAGE,
JR., 31; Republican from Orlan-
do; born Jacksonville, Florida;
graduate Florida State Univer-
sity, 1970 and University of
Baltimore Law School 1974;
Attorney, businessman.


HOUSE DISTRICT 43

*DICK J. BATCHELOR, 33;
Democrat from Orlando; born
Ft. Bragg, North Carolina; moved
to Florida 1957; graduate Valen-
cia Community College (AA)
1970, Florida Technological
University (BA) 1971; adverti-
sing and public relations; elected
to House in 1974 and subse-
quently.

LOUISE "LOU" WHITTEN, Re-
publican from Orlando; born in
Richmond Virginia; moved to
Florida 1960; businessperson;
married, four children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 44

WOODROW WILSON STOREY,
Democrat from Indialantic,

JASON STEELE, 32; Repub-
lican from Indialantic; born
Fort Lauderdale; attended Flor-
ida State University; real estate
broker.

HOUSE DISTRICT 45

*WINSTON W. "BUD"
GARDNER, JR., 42; Democrat
from Titusville; born Montgom-
ery, Alabama; moved to Florida
1965; graduate Auburn Univer-
sity (BSCE) 1960; engineer;
elected to House in 1978; mar-
ried, two children.

(No Opposition)


HOUSE DISTRICT 46

*MARILYN BAILEY EVANS;
Republican from Melbourne;
born Deland; graduate Duke Uni-
versity (BA) and Brevard Com-
munity College; realtor; elected
to House 1976 and subsequently;
married, four children.

JACK GARRISON, Democrat
from Cocoa;
HOUSE DISTRICT 47

*TIMOTHY D. "TIM"
DERETANY, 41; Republican
from Indian Harbour Beach;
born Detroit, Michigan; moved
to Florida 1947; attended Bre-
vard Community College; realtor;
elected to House 1978; married,
two children.
(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 48

*R. DALE PATCHETT, 30; Re-
publican from Vero Beach; born
Terre Haute, Indiana; moved to
Florida 1973; graduate Wabash
Valley College, Mt. Carmel, Illi-
nois (AA) 1970,Southern Illinois
University (BS) 1972; forestry;
elected to House 1976 and
subsequently; married.

RON HOYT, 37; Democrat
from Melbourne; born Marion
Indiana; moved to Florida 1954;
telephone company; married.
HOUSE DISTRICT 49

*ROBERT B. CRAWFORD, III,
32; Democrat from Winter Haven;
born in Bartow; graduate Uni-
versity of Miami (BA); financial
planner; elected to House in
1976 and subsequently; married,
two children.


TOM HALLAM, Democrat from
Avon Park,

A. C. REGISTER, JR., Demo-
crat from Eagle Lake,

HOUSE DISTRICT 50

*BEVERLY B. BURNSED, 39;
Democrat from Lakeland; born
in Tampa; graduate Florida State
University (BA) 1962; educator;
elected to House 1976 and sub-
sequently; one daughter.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 51

*GENE READY, 39; Demo-
crat from hometown Lakeland;
graduate Florida State Univer-
sity (BS); real estate broker/
investor; elected to House in
1976 and subsequently; married,
two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 52

*CHARLES "FRED" JONES,
50; Democrat from hometown
Auburndale; graduate University
of Florida (BS) 1952; farmer,
cattleman and citrus grower;
elected to House in 1970 and
subsequently; married, four chil-
dren.

KEN ADDAIR, 33; Democrat
from Winter Haven; born Lex,
West Virginia; moved to Florida
1955; graduate Henderson State
University (BSE), Arkansas, and
master's degree from Rollins
College; assistant high school
principal; married, one child.


HOUSE DISTRICT 53

*PETER M. DUNBAR, 33; Re-
publican from Dunedin; born
New Haven, Connecticut; moved
to Florida 1955; graduate Flor-
ida State University (BA) 1969,
(JD with honors) 1972; Attor-
ney; elected to House in 1978;
married, two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 54

*S. CURTIS KISER, 34; Repub-
lican from Dunedin; born Oka-
loosa, Iowa; graduate University
of Iowa (BA) 1967, Florida
State University (JD) 1970;
Attorney; elected to House in
1972 and subsequently. Mino-
rity Leader 1978 1980; mar-
ried, two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 55

*JAMES HARRISON "JIM"
SMITH, JR., 40; Republican
from Largo; born Minneapolis,
Minnesota; moved to Florida
1972; attended Mitchell College,
Ball State University, University
of Indiana, University of New
Mexico, Northeastern University;
businessman, manufacturer's rep-
-esentative; elected to House in
1978; three children.
WRAY S. REGISTER, 48; Dem-
ocrat from Clearwater; born Eli-
zabethtown, North Carolina;
moved to Florida 1961; attend-
ed College three years; house-
wife; four children.







HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


HOUSE DISTRICT 56

BETTYY EASLEY, 51; Repub-
lican from Clearwater; born
Victoria, Texas; moved to Flor-
ida in 1957; attended University
of Texas; housewife; elected to
House in 1972 and subsequently;
married, four children and two
grandchildren.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 57

*DENNIS L. JONES, 39; Repub-
lican from St. Petersburg; born
Erie, Pennsylvania; moved to
Florida 1950; attended Univer-
sity of Florida, Lincoln Chiro-
practic College (DC) 1963; Chiro-
practic Physician; elected to
House 1978; married, three child-
ren.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 58

*GEORGE F. HIEBER, II, 38;
Republican from St. Petersburg;
born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania;
moved to Florida 1943; grad-
uate Florida State University
(BS) 1964, University of South
Florida (MBA) 1975; broker,
salesman, math teacher; elected
to House 1974 and subsequently.

CEDAR HAMES Republican
from St. Petersburg; ad agency
owner; married, two children.


HOUSE DISTRICT- 59

*ROBERT E. MELBY, 52; Re-
publican from St. Petersburg;
born in Thief River Falls, Min-
nesota; moved to Florida in
1956; graduate Illinois College
of Optometry (O.D.) 1951;
elected to House 1978; married,
four children.

LOUIS KIRSCHBAUM, 58; Re-
publican from St. Petersburg;
born Seaford, New York; moved
to Florida 1970; printer; married.

HOUSE DISTRICT 60

*TOM WOODRUFF, 37; Repub-
lican from St. Petersburg; born
in Charlotte, South Carolina;
moved to Florida in 1944; grad-
uate Florida State University
1966, Cumberland School of
Law (JD) 1969; elected to House
1976 and subsequently; married,
three children.

GAIL HALLAS, 38; Republican
from St. Petersburg; born Long
Island, New York; moved to
Florida 1950; graduate St. Pete
Junior College of Nursing 1975,
University of New York (BS)
1978; health educator; married,
four children.

HOUSE DISTRICT -61

*DOROTHY EATON SAMPLE,
Republican from St. Petersburg;
born Nyack, New York; moved
to Florida 1950; graduate Duke
University (BA) and Duke Law
School; legislator; elected to
House 1976 and subsequently;
married, three children.


JOANNE C. FLORIN, 45; Re-
publican from Seminole; born
Minnesota; moved to Florida
1972; attended Hamline Univer-
sity; public speaker, music direc-
tor; married, four children.
CARL E. MEISNER, 57; Repub-
lican from St. Petersburg; born
in Terre Haute, Indiana; 14 year
St. Petersburg resident; graduate
Indiana State University (BS)
1949 and Florida State Univer-
sity (MS) 1969; planning and
funding consultant/counselor;
married, seven children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 62

*CARL CARPENTER, JR., 45;
Democrat from Plant City his
birthplace; graduate University
of Florida (BSP) 1959; phar-
macist; elected to House 1978;
married, three children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 63

S. L. "SPUD" CLEMENTS,
51; Democrat from Brandon;
attended Hillsborough Commu-
nity College and University of
Tampa; retired law enforcement
officer; married, five children.

BOB LESTER, Democrat from
Tampa;


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GEORGE PARKER, JR., 43;
Democrat from Lithia; news-
paper owner/publisher; married
four children.

MAYRE LUTHA TILLMAN, 51;
Democrat from hometown of
Dover; attended Florida State
University and Alladin Business
College; Administrator; Demo-
cratic National Committee wo-
man for Florida.

CHRIS TOMPKINS, 34; Demo-
crat from Brandon; born Pensa-
cola; graduate University of
Florida, University of Florida
Law School, University of Miami;
realtor/developer; married, one
child.

HARRY D. VILDIBILL, 48;
Democrat from Brandon; Bran-
don resident for 20 years;
veterinarian; married, five child-
ren.

HOWARD "BAGGIE"
WALTERS, 48; Democrat from
Brandon; born Cleveland, Ohio;
moved to Florida 1956; attend-
ed Dyke-Spencerian College
(Cleveland) and Clown School
(San Francisco), professional
clown; married, two children.

CHUCK DE CROES, Republi-
can from Valrico;


HOUSE DISTRICT 64

*JOHN A. GRANT, JR., 37;
Republican from hometown
Tampa; graduate University of
South Florida (BA), Florida State
University (MS) and Stetson Uni-
versity (JD); Attorney/banker;
elected to House by special
election 1980; married, two
children.


RAY BAZARTE,
from Tampa.


Democrat


HOUSE DISTRICT 65

*JAMES S. FOSTER, 47; Dem-
ocrat from Tampa; born Cedar-
town, Georgia; moved to Florida
1950; attended Emory Univer-
sity; farmer, special investigator,
writer/producer of country mu-
sic; elected to House 1972 and
subsequently; married, six child-
ren.

WILLIAM DENNIS SCRUGS,
40; Democrat from Tampa; born
Birmingham, Alabama; graduate
University of South Florida (BA);
public relations; married, three
children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 66

*H. LEE MOFFIT, 39; Demo-
crat from hometown Tampa;
graduate University of South
Florida (BA) 1964 and Cumber-
land School of Law, (JD) 1967;
Attorney; elected to House in
1974 and subsequently; married,
one child.

(No Opposition)








HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


HOUSE DISTRICT 67

*ELVIN L. MARTINEZ, 46;
Democrat from hometown Tam-
pa; attended the University of
Tampa, graduate of Stetson Uni-
versity College of Law (LL.B)
1962; Attorney; served in House
1966 to 1974, re-elected in 1978;
married, five children.

BOB BULLEN, 49; Democrat
from Tampa; born in Kingsport,
Tennessee; moved to Florida
1946; graduate University of
California (BS); businessman.

HOUSE DISTRICT 68

*RICHARD S. HODES, M.D.,
56; Democrat from Tampa; born
in New York City, New York;
moved to Florida in 1935;
graduate Tulane University; phy-
sician and anesthesiologist; elec-
ted to House in 1966 and sub-
sequently; Speaker pro tempore;
married,one child.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 69

*GEORGE H. SHELDON, 33;
Democrat from Tampa; born
Wildwood, New Jersey; moved
to Florida in 1954; graduate
Florida State University (BA)
1969 and (JD) 1978; Attorney,
elected to House 1974 and sub-
sequently.

DENNIS D. FUSILIER, Demo-
crat from Tampa.


KAREN POWELL, 35; Repub-
lican from Tampa; born Albany,
New York; moved to Florida
1969; graduate Hillsborough
Community College; married.

HOUSE DISTRICT -70

*HELEN GORDON DAVIS;
Democrat from Tampa; born in
New York City; moved to Flor-
ida in 1946; graduate Brooklyn
College (BA), attending Univer-
sity of South Florida; legislator;
elected to House 1974 and sub-
sequently; married, three child-
ren.

TONY PEREZ, 55; Democrat
from hometown Tampa; attend-
ed University of Tampa; retail
salesman; married, one child.

HOUSE DISTRICT -71

RALPHH H. HABEN, 39; Dem-
ocrat from Palmetto; born Atlan-
ta, Georgia; moved to Florida
in 1946; graduate University of
Florida (BA) 1964 and Cumber-
land School of Law (JD) 1967;
Attorney; elected to House 1972
and subsequently.

MARY BLACKBURN-CHURCH
Democrat from Ellenton.


HOUSE DISTRICT 72

*LAWRENCE F. "LARRY"
SHACKELFORD, 47; Democrat
from Bradenton; born Wauchula;
graduate University of Florida
(BSA) 1956; businessman and
farmer; elected to House 1978;
married, four children.

DAVID R. MARTIN; 53; Repub-
lican from Bradenton; born New
York City; moved to Florida
1951; graduate Staunton Mili-
tary Academy 1942, Barrington
College, Rhode Island (BA)
1948; Insurance adjuster; three
children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 73

*THOMAS E. DANSON, JR.,
47; Republican from Sarasota;
born in Jacksonville; graduate
University of Florida (BSBC)
1955; insurance agent; elected to
House 1976 and subsequently;
married, three children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 74

*TED EWING, 48; Republican
from Venice; born in Detroit,
Michigan; moved to Florida
1964; graduate of Notre Dame
(BS) 1954 and Wayne State
University (MA) 1960; owns and
operates radio station; elected to
House 1976 and subsequently;
five children.

(No Opposition)


HOUSE DISTRICT 75

*FREDERIC H. "FRED"
BURRALL, 45; Republican from
Punta Gorda; born in Green
Bay, Wisconsin; moved to Flor-
ida in 1958; attended Univer-
sity of Wisconsin, Florida State
University; graduate University
of Florida (BS) 1961; public
relations/real estate; elected to
House 1974 and subsequently;
married, two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 76

*CHARLES L. "CHUCK"
NERGARD, 51; Republican
from Fort Pierce; born Chicago,
Illinois; moved to Florida 1956;
attended Schurz Junior College,
Wright Junior College, George
Williams College; representative;
served in House 1967 1976,
re-elected to House 1978; mar-
ried, two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT -77

*WILLIAM G. "DOC" MYERS,
50; Republican from Stuart;
born Kittanning, Pennsylvania;
moved to Florida 1961; graduate
University of Pittsburgh (BS)
1952, (MD) 1956; physician;
elected to House 1978; married,
five children.

(No Opposition)


HOUSE DISTRICT 78

*RAY LIBERTI, 34; Democrat
from West Palm Beach; born
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey;
graduate Fairleigh Dickinson
University (BA) 1968, Long
Island University (MA) 1972,
and Rutgers University post
graduate; planning consultant
and real estate; elected to House
1978; married, one child.

STU FITELSON, 48; Republican
born in Bridgeport, Connecticut;
attended University of Rhode
Island; life insurance broker and
general agent; married, three
children.

MITCH MANNIN; Republican
from Boca Raton.

HOUSE DISTRICT -79

*ELEANOR F. WEINSTOCK,
51; Democrat from West Palm
Beach; born New York; moved
to Florida 1953; graduate Skid-
more College (BS) 1950; house-
wife, artist; elected to House
1978; married, three children.

RICHARD L. "DICK" KROB,
43; Republican from Delray
Beach; born Buffalo, New York;
graduate Florida Atlantic Univer-
sity (BA) 1976; civil engineering
designer; married, three children.

HUGH P. UNRUH, 28; Repub-
lican from West Palm Beach;
born Suffern, New York; moved
to Florida 1968; holds associates
degree; marketing and public
relations executive; one child.










HOUSE DISTRICT 80

*JAMES L. "JIM" WATT, 36;
Republican from West Palm
Beach; native of Miami; graduate
University of Miami (BA) 1966;
University of Florida (JD) 1969;
Attorney; elected to House 1978;
married, two children.

GARY ISRAEL, 25; Democrat
from Lake Worth; born Charles-
ton, West Virginia; moved to
Florida 1961; graduate Univer-
sity of Florida (BA with honors)
and University of Florida Law
School (JD); Attorney.

HOUSE DISTRICT 81

*EDWARD J. HEALEY, 56;
Democrat from West Palm Beach;
born Elmhurst, New York; moved
to Florida 1957; attended Wash-
ington & Jefferson College,
Washington, Pennsylvania; field
underwriter; elected to House
1974 and subsequently; married,
three children.


RON GIDDENS;
from Lake Worth,


Republican


HOUSE DISTRICT 82

*GENE CAMPBELL, 42; Demo-
crat from West Palm Beach; born
Gadsden, Alabama; moved to
Florida 1960; graduate Auburn
University (BS) 1960, Florida
Atlantic University (MA) 1966;
educator; served in House 1974 -
1976, re-elected 1978; married,
three children.


HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)
1 r r TI


BERNARD KIMMEL, MD, 54;
Republican from West Palm
Beach; born Highland Park,
Michigan; received BS in science
and mathematics 1948, and
M.D. 1956; married, three child-
ren.
HOUSE DISTRICT 83

MARK ADAM FOLEY, 26;
Democrat from Lake Worth; born
Needham, Massachusetts; attend-
ed Palm Beach Junior College;
restaurateur.

MACK FREEMAN, 42; Demo-
crat from West Palm Beach;
born Marianna, Florida; grad-
uate Edwaters College (BS);
community relations consultant;
married, four children.

JOHN JORDAN, 54, Republican
from Lake Worth; born Danville,
Indiana; attended Butler Univer-
sity; businessman; served in
House of Representatives 1968-
1970.

FRANK R. MESSERSMITH, 36;
Republican from Lake Worth;
born in Springfield, Illinois; B.S.
degree in communications; hu-
man resource consultant; one
child.
HOUSE DISTRICT 84

*THOMAS J. "TOM" BUSH,
32; Republican from Fort Laud-
erdale; born Daytona Beach;
graduate Florida State University
(BA) 1970, University of Tenn-
essee (JD) 1973; Attorney; elec-
ted to House 1978; married.

BILL CLARK, 36; Democrat
from Fort Lauderdale; born
Concord, Georgia; holds B.A.
and M.S. degrees; educator;
married, two children.


JOHN R. GILLESPIE, JR., 29;
Democrat from Pompano Beach;
born in Kentucky; graduate Uni-
versity of Florida and University
of Miami; Attorney; married,
one child.

MURRAY GOLDSTEIN, 55;
Democrat from Tamarac; born
New York City, New York;
moved to Florida 1972; attended
SBrooklyn College; businessman;
married, two children,one grand-
child.

HOUSE DISTRICT 85

*TERRY O'MALLEY, 36; Dem-
ocrat from Margate; born Evan-
ston, Illinois; moved to Florida
1970; graduate Northwestern
University (BA) 1966; manage-
ment consultant; elected to
House 1976 and subsequently;
married, three children.

BILL MILMOE, Republican from
Fort Lauderdale;

STUART L. STEIN, 34; Repub-
lican from Fort Lauderdale;
born New York City, moved to
Florida 1973; attended Univer-
sity of Maine, graduate Adelphi
University (BA) 1974, Nova Uni-
versity (JD) 1977; Attorney;
two children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 86

*LINDA COX, 34; Democrat
from Fort Lauderdale; born
Washington, D.C.; moved to
Florida 1968; graduate Univer-
sity of South Carolina (BA)
1968; educator; elected to House
1976 and subsequently; married,
one child.


MAUREEN DOWNING, 35; Re-
publican from Hillsboro Beach;
born Brooklyn, New York; grad-
uate Newark State Teachers
College; Businesswoman; mar-
ried.
HOUSE DISTRICT- 87

*STEVE WARNER, 35; Demo-
crat from Pompano Beach; born
Peckville, Pennsylvania; moved
to Florida 1973; graduate Villa-
nova University (BS) 1967,
Duquesne University (JD) 1972;
legislator; elected to House 1976
and subsequently.

GREGORY J. GORE, 31; Demo-
crat born Bronxville, New York;
graduate University of Florida
(BA) 1972, University of Notre
Dame (JD) 1977; Attorney.

ANTHONY LOUIS CAMPENNI,
50; Republican from Oakland
Park; born New York City;
moved to Florida 1976; business
consultant; married, seven child-
ren.

ROBERT WOODBURN, Repub-
lican from Fort Lauderdale;


HOUSE DISTRICT 88

*THOMAS F. "TOM"
GUSTAFSON, 31; Democrat
from Ft. Lauderdale; born Ocean
City, New Jersey, moved to
Florida 1949; graduate Uni-
versity of Notre Dame (BA)
1971, University of Florida
(JD) 1974; Attorney; elected
to House 1976 and subsequent-
ly, Majority Whip 1978 1980.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 89

*MARY ELLEN HAWKINS, 57;
Republican from Naples; born in
Birmingham, Alabama; moved
to Florida 1957 1960and 1972;
attended University of Alabama;
public relations consultant; elec-
ted to House 1974 and subse-
quently; three children.

WILBERT E. BOLYEA, Repub-
lican from Marco Island.


HOUSE DISTRICT 90

*FRANKLIN B. MANN, 39;
Democrat, native of Fort Myers;
graduate Vanderbilt University
(BA) 1963; insurance executive;
elected to House 1974 and
subsequently; married,two child-
ren.

(No Opposition)








HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


HOUSE DISTRICT 91

*HUGH PAUL NUCKOLLS, 39;
Republican from Ft. Myers; born
Hendersonville, North Carolina;
moved to Florida 1968; grad-
uate Mars Hill College (BA)
1965, Cumberland School of
Law (JD) 1968; Attorney; elec-
ted to House 1972 and subse-
quently; married, two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 92

*TOM MC PERSON, 45; Dem-
ocrat from Ft. Lauderdale; born
Bement, Illinois; moved to Flor-
ida 1950; graduate Stetson Uni-
versity (BS) 1958; businessman
and farmer; served in House
1964 1966, re-elected 1972
and subsequently; married, two
children.

JOHN BOND, 25; Democrat
from Hollywood; born Jamaica,
New York; moved to Florida
1972; graduate University of
Miami (BA/JD); Attorney, real
estate.
HOUSE DISTRICT 93

*HAROLD DYER, 59; Demo-
crat from Hollywood; born Chi-
cago, Illinois; moved to Florida
1951; graduate Wright Junior
College; businessman, insurance
agent, owner of auto service
centers; elected to House 1972
and subsequently; married, two
children.

(No Opposition)


HOUSE DISTRICT 94

*FREDERICK "FRED"
LIPPMAN, 45; Democrat from
Hollywood; born Brooklyn, New
York; moved to Florida 1958;
graduate Columbia University
College of Pharmacy (BS) 1958;
pharmacist; elected to House
1978; married, three children.

EDWARD MOORE, Democrat
from Carol City;

HOUSE DISTRICT 95

*WALTER C. "WALT" YOUNG,
59; Democrat from Hollywood;
born Rochester, New York;
moved to Florida 1952; graduate
Niagara University (BS) 1949,
Barry College (MS) 1957,Univer-
sity of Miami, Ph.D.; high school
principal; married, three child-
ren.
(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 96

*LAWRENCE J. SMITH, 39;
Democrat from Hollywood; born
Brooklyn, New York; moved to
Florida 1970;attended NewYork
University, graduate Brooklyn
Law School (LLB) 1964, (JD)
1967; Attorney; elected to House
1978; married,two children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 97

*DAVID J. LEHMAN, MD, 65;
Democrat from Hollywood; born
Newark, New Jersey; moved to
Florida 1954; graduate Univer-
sity of Virginia Medical School
1939; physician; elected to
House 1974 and subsequently;
two children.


JUDITH A. TOZZI, Democrat
from Ft. Lauderdale;

HOUSE DISTRICT 98

*ELAINE GORDON, 49; Dem-
ocrat from Miami; born New
York City; moved to Florida
1964; attended City University
of New York, Miami-DadeJunior
College and Florida Internation-
al University; industrial sales;
elected to House 1972 and sub-
sequently; three children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT- 99

*BARRY KUTUN, 39; Demo-
crat from Miami Beach; born
Bronx, New York; moved to
Florida 1943; graduate Univer-
sity of Florida (BSBA) 1962,
University of Florida College
of Law (JD) cum laude, 1966;
Attorney; elected to House 1972
and subsequently; married, two
children.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 100

*VIRGINIA L. ROSEN, 42;
Democrat from North Miami
Beach; born Branford, Florida;
graduate University of Miami
(BE) 1961, (ME) 1967; legis-
lator; elected to House 1978;
married, two children.

DR. BENJAMIN "BEN"
COWINS, Democrat and resident
of Northwest Dade County for
30 years; born Warrenton, Geor-
gia; holds four degrees; educator;
married, three children.


HOUSE DISTRICT 101

*HAROLD W. "HAL" SPAET,
36; Democrat from hometown
Miarri; graduate University of
Miami (BA) 1966, (JD) 1969;
Attorney; elected to House
1978.

(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 102

DOROTHY COHEN, Democrat
from North Bay Village;

MICHAEL FRIEDMAN, 31;
Democrat from Miami Beach;
born New York City; moved
to Florida 1952; graduate Uni-
versity of Miami (BED) 1971;
educator; married.

DONALD A. MAC KENZIE,
Democrat from Miami Beach;


HOUSE DISTRICT 103

*RONALD A. SILVER, 37; Dem-
ocrat from Miami; born Cam-
bridge, Massachusetts; moved to
Florida 1958; graduate Univer-
sity of Miami, (BBA) 1965, (JD)
1968; Attorney; elected to House
1978; married, two children.


FARRELL GORDON,
crat from Bay Harbor.


Demo-



HOUSE DISTRICT 104

VASHTI C. ARMBRISTER,
Democrat from Miami.
GEORGE "WILLIE"
BRACKETT, 27; Democrat from
Hialeah; born Greenville, South
Carolina; moved to Florida 1956;
graduate Florida International
College (BA); Construction; mar-
ried.

RALPH CAREY, 44; Democrat
from Hialeah, educator.

WILLIAM "RAY" HODGES, 54;
Democrat from Hialeah; born
Cook County, Georgia; moved
to Florida 1940; general con-
tractor; married, four children.


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KATHY RUDDY, 37; Demo-
crat from Miami Lakes; born
Brooklyn, New York; attended
Miami-Dade Community College,
New World Medical Campus;
builder; married, four children.

CHUCK SELLERS, 30; Demo-
crat from Hialeah; attended
University of Miami and Florida
International University (BS);
insurance broker.

CRUZ R. RODRIGUEZ, 50;
Republican from Miami; born
Havana, Cuba; moved to Florida
1962; general contractor; mar-
ried, four children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 105

*JOE LANG KERSHAW, 69;
Democrat from Miami; born
Live Oak, Florida; graduate
Florida A & M University
(AB) 1935 (ME) 1955; retired
classroom teacher; elected to
House 1968 and subsequently;
married, one child.

MILLER DAWKINS, 55; Dem-
ocrat from Miami; born in
Ocala; graduate University of
Northern Colorado (MA) 1976,
attended Florida A & M Univer-
sity and Florida Memorial; ad-
ministrator; married, one child.

RAY ODOM FOXWORTH; Re-
publican from Miami.


HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


HOUSE DISTRICT- 106

*CARRIE P. MEEK, 54; Dem-
ocrat from Miami; born Tallahas-
see; graduate Florida A & M
(BS) 1946, University of Mich-
igan (MS) 1948 and University
of Indiana 1967; Educational
Administrator; elected to House
by special election March 1979;
three children.
(No Opposition)

HOUSE DISTRICT 107

*A. M. TONY FONTANA, 56;
Democrat from Miami Lakes;
born Providence, Rhode Island;
moved to Florida 1946; attend-
ed Williams College and Uni-
versity of North Carolina; retired
police lieutenant, consultant for
merchant police; elected to
House 1972 and subsequently;
married, one child.

JOHN M. DIAZ, 50; Democrat
from Hialeah; born New York
City; moved to Florida 1971;
attended Miami-Dade College
and New York City Commu-
nity College; field director; mar-
ried.

BOB WELSHANS, Republican
from Hialeah.


HOUSE DISTRICT 108

*ROBERT R. REYNOLDS, 31;
Democrat from Hialeah; born
Miami; graduate Miami-Dade Jr.
College (AA) 1971, Illinois State
University (BS) 1973; former
detective; elected to House 1978.

DENNIS NYE, 42; Democrat
from Hialeah; born Goshen,
New York; graduate Miami-Dade
Community College (AA); elec-
trical contractor; married, three
children.

HOUSE DISTRICT 109

*JOSEPH M. GERSTEN, 33;
Democrat; born Miami; graduate
New York University (BS) 1970;
University of Maryland (MA)
1972, University Miami Law
School (JD) 1975; Attorney;
elected to House 1974 and
subsequently.

ED LONDON, Republican from
Miami.
ROMELIO G. RIVERA, Repub-
lican from Miami.


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HOUSE DISTRICT 110

*ROBERTA FOX, 37; Demo-
crat from Miami; born Phila-
delphia, Pennsylvania; moved to
Florida 1956; graduate Univer-
sity of Florida (BA) 1964, (JD)
1967; Attorney; elected to House
1976 and subsequently; married,
one child.

RAUL R. OLIVA, Republican
from Miami,
HOUSE DISTRICT 111

*TOM GALLAGHER, 36; Re-
publican from Coconut Grove;
born Wilmington, Delaware;
moved to Florida 1961; graduate
University of Miami (BBA) 1965;
mortgage insurance executive;
elected to House 1974 and
subsequently.

JOHN COSGROVE, 31; Demo-
crat from Miami; born Coral
Gables; degrees in journalism,
mass communications and law;
Attorney, college counsel and
instructor.

JULIO GOMEZ, 27; Democrat;
born Cuba; graduate University
of Miami (BA), Florida Inter-
national University (MSM), Flor-
ida State University (JD); Attor-
ney/real estate salesman.

HOUSE DISTRICT 112

*LAWRENCE H. "LARRY"
PLUMMER, 40; Democrat from
Miami, his birthplace; graduate
University of Miami (BBA) 1963;
funeral director; elected to House
1978.
E. RIERA-GOMEZ, Republican
from Coral Gables.


HOUSE DISTRICT 113

*WILLIAM E. "BILL"
SADOWSKI, 36; Democrat from
Miami; born Springfield, Illinois;
moved to Florida 1953; grad-
uate of University of Florida
and University of Florida College
of Law 1969; Attorney; elected
to House in 1976 and subse-
quently; married, two children.

DONALD GRUBER, Democrat
from Miami

ERNESTO MARTINEZ, 43; Re-
publican from Miami; born
Havana, Cuba; moved to Florida
1973; attended commerce col-
lege; public accountant; married,
one child.

HOUSE DISTRICT- 114

HARRY LIMA, Democrat from
Miami,
ALAN ROSENTHAL, 28; Demo-
crat from Miami; born Coral
Gables; graduate Cornell Univer-
sity (BA) 1973, University of
Miami (JD) 1976; Attorney.

DON SLESNICK, 37; Democrat
from Coral Gables; born Har-
lingen, Texas; graduate Univer-
sity of Virginia (BA), University
of Florida (JD) and Florida
International University (MPA);
Attorney; married, two children.

JOHN PLUMMER, Republican
from Miami.
CEFERINO C. RODRIGUEZ,
Republican from Miami,








HOUSE CANDIDATES (continued)


HOUSE DISTRICT- 115

DENNIS BOHLER, JR., Demo-
crat from Miami,

STEVEN MICHAEL
SIEGFRIED, 33; Democrat from
Kendall; honor graduate Amer-
ican University College of Law,
Washington, D.C.; Attorney;
married, two children.

PAT SMITH, 40; Democrat
from Miami; born Ohio; moved
to Florida 1941; graduate Uni-
versity of Georgia (BBA), attend-
ed University of Miami; insur-
ance agency owner; married,
three children.

JAMES K. "JIM" BRODIE,
Republican from Miami.


HOUSE DISTRICT- 116

*GENE FLINN, 49; Democrat
from Miami; born Dayton, Ohio;
moved to Florida 1956; graduate
Miami University (AB) 1953 and
School of Law (JD) 1966; Attor-
ney; elected to House 1978;
married, three children.

DEXTER LEHTINEN, 34; Dem-
ocrat from Cutler Ridge; born
in Homestead, Florida; graduate
University of Miami (BS), mas-
ter's degree from Columbia
University and Stanford Univer-
sity (JD) in 1975; Attorney;
married, two children.

SANDRA O. WEIRES, 32, Dem-
ocrat from Miami; born Havana,
Cuba; moved to Florida 1963;
graduate Miami-Dade College
(AA) 1969; para-legal; married,
two children.

R. C. CORPION, Republican
from Miami.


CHRISTOPHER "CHRIS"
FERRER, Republican
Miami,


from


HOUSE DISTRICT- 117

*BILL FLYNN, 63; Democrat
from Miami; born Lutz, Florida;
graduate University of Miami
(BA); real estate planner and
zoning consultant; served in
House 1974 1976, re-elected
to House 1978; married, six
children.

GEORGE B. WEIRES, 47; Dem-
ocrat from Miami; born Long-
Island, New York; moved to
Florida 1948; graduate State
University of New York at
Buffalo; attorney; married, two
children.

PAUL "ZIP" ZIPSZER, 59;
Democrat and ten year resident
of Dade County; born New York
City; graduate George Washing-
ton University (AB) and Florida
International University (AB);
real estate; married, three child-
ren.

SCOTT MC PERSON, 25; Re-
publican from Miami; born in
Jacksonville; attended Indian
River Community College; export
director.


HOUSE DISTRICT 118

CHARLIE HALL, Democrat
from Miami.

DAN LEWIS, 36; Democrat;
born in Lincoln, Nebraska; grad-
uate Florida International Uni-
versity (BS) 1974; contractor/
businessman; two children.

HOUSE DISTRICT- 119

*LAWRENCE R. "LARRY"
HAWKINS, 37; Democrat from
Miami; born Detroit, Michigan;
moved to Florida 1972; graduate
Eastern Michigan University (BS)
1965, Wayne State University of
Law (JD) 1971; legislator; elected
to House 1978; one child.
BOB SAVAGE, Democrat
from Miami,


HOUSE DISTRICT 120

*JOE ALLEN, 66; Democrat
from hometown of Key West;
retired newspaper publisher and
property appraiser; elected to
House 1976 and subsequently;
married, four children.

JOE BALBONTIN, 43; Democrat
native of Key West; plumbing
contractor; married, one child.

RICK EYERDAM, 32; Demo-
crat from Plantation Key; grad-
uate Florida State University
(BS); journalist.

HENRY L. ROSENTHAL, JR,
Democrat from Islamorada.










CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS


To be voted on October 7, 1980 Second Primary Election


PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 1
Proposing an amendment to SECTION 3 of ARTICLE VII and the creation of SECTION 18 of ARTICLE XII of the State Con-
stitution to authorize, for purposes of ad valorem taxation, an exemption for a renewable energy source device and real property on
which a renewable energy source device is installed.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 2
Proposing the creation of SECTION 16 of ARTICLE VII and SECTION 18 of ARTICLE XII of the State Constitution to auth-
orize the issuance of revenue bonds to finance or refinance housing and related facilities in Florida, secured primarily by pledged
revenues at least equal to the annual bond payments.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 3
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT, ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3. Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution, effec-
tive upon approval, to allow counties and municipalities, after a referendum providing therefore, to grant ad valorem tax exemptions
to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses, for certain improvements to real property and for certain tangible personal
property, subject to definitions and limitations as provided by general law.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 4
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT, ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 6 and 8. Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution
to provide, with respect to ad valorem taxes levied by cities, counties and special districts, a homestead exemption increase to $15,000
in 1980, $20,000 in 1981, and $25,000 in 1982 and thereafter. The increase is contingent upon assessment rolls being in compliance
with constitutional assessment requirements and upon the continuation of those requirements. Authorizes the Legislature to provide
ad valorem tax relief to renters on all ad valorem tax levies. Allows relative ad valorem assessment levels to be used in the appropria-
tion of state funds to local governments. The amendment takes effect upon approval and applies to the assessment rolls and taxes
levied thereon for the year 1980 and for each year thereafter.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 5
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT, ARTICLE VII, SECTION 4. Proposing an amendment to SECTION 4 of ARTICLE VII
of the State Constitution, effective January 1, 1981; to allow business inventories and livestock to be classified for tax purposes or
exempted from taxation.












CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
To be voted on November 4, 1980 General Election


PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 1
Proposing amendments to SECTION 5 of ARTICLE II and SECTIONS 2 and 5 of ARTICLE XI of the State Constitution to
abolish the Constitution Revision Commission.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 2
Proposing the creation of SECTION 23 of ARTICLE I of the State Constitution establishing a constitutional right of privacy.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 3
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT, ARTICLE III, SECTION 7. Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to provide
that the publication of the title of a bill in the legislative journals shall serve as the first of the three readings required by the State
Constitution.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 4
Proposing an amendment to SECTION 14 of ARTICLE VII of the State Constitution to allow the issuance of state bonds for
water facilities as authorized by general law.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 5
Proposing an amendment to SECTION 9 of ARTICLE XI I of the State Constitution replacing the 40-year limitation on the use
of the "second gas tax" to finance bonds for roads with a 40-year limitation upon the bonds secured and payable by revenues from the
tax. Proposing to authorize counties to utilize such revenues for road maintenance as authorized by law rather than just for the acqui-
sition or construction of roads. Proposing to allow the use of revenues other than those from the tax and pledged tolls to pay bonds
secured by the tax. Proposing to include within the formula used to determine the debt service requirements on such bonds legally
available pledged revenues other than those from the tax and from tolls.










THE VOTING PROCESS


WHO CAN VOTE?


Any person who is 18 years old, a citizen of the United States
and a permanent resident of Florida and of the county where he or
she wishes to vote is eligible to register to vote with the county
supervisor of elections' office. If there is any question regarding a
person's qualifications, the supervisor may require proof of his or
her qualifications, such as a Florida driver's license, or some other
document. Florida no longer has a time requirement of residency as
a precondition to registering to vote.


Study the candidates and issues and make your choice. Go to
the polls and vote your vote DOES count.
At polls where voting machines are used, the voter will be
required to identify himself or herself by signing an identification
blank. This identification slip is given to the inspector operating the
machine, and the voter will then be allowed to vote inside the voting
machine compartment.
Where hand ballots are used, a double check system of signa-
tures and initials of the inspectors and voters is utilized to insure
proper procedure.


HOW TO VOTE


First, make sure you are registered.
Registration books close at 5:00 p.m. on the 30th day before
each state and local election. When the books are closed for the
primaries, registrations are still accepted for the general election.
Registration books will close for the 1980 elections as follows:


Primary Elections ................... ... August 9
General Election .......................October 4


ELECTION DATES

First Primary. .................. Tuesday, September 9
Second Primary (runoff).............. Tuesday, October 7
General Election .................. Tuesday, November 4




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