The Green Papers: Florida 2003 Off Year Election
 
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Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:25(5.75% of 435)
2000 Census:16,028,890 (5.68% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):11,774,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):8,752,717
Capital:Tallahassee
 

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Florida State and Local Government


Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor John Ellis "Jeb" Bush
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2002
Chair up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and CANNOT run in the next election for Governor.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Elected on ticket with Governor

  Republican Toni Jennings
Appointed: 3 March 2003 by Governor Jeb Bush
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
 

31 January 2003: Florida Lieutenant Governor Frank Brogan was unanimously selected to become Florida Atlantic Universityís fifth president by FAUís Board of Trustees and begin serving on 1 March 2003. Reference: http://www.fau.edu/about/bot/search/press1.htm. Mr. Brogan was first elected Lieutenant Governor in 1998, re-elected in 2002, and resigned when he took office as President of FAU.


Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Republican Charlie Crist
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Chief Financial Officer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. The new office of Chief Financial Officer will replace both the Comptroller and Treasurer in Florida.

  Republican Tom Gallagher
First elected in 1988 then elected again in 2000 (as State Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner and Fire Marshal); re-elected: 2002 (as Chief Financial Officer)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Republican Charles H. "Charlie" Bronson
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 108th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democrat Senator Bill Nelson
First elected: 2000
[also served in U.S. House- elected: 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Class 3 Democrat Senator Bob Graham
First elected: 1986; re-elected: 1992, 1998
[also served as Governor- elected: 1978; re-elected: 1982]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004
Open Seat - On 27 February 2003 Senator Graham filed papers to form a Presidential campaign committee and will not be running for re-election to the Senate. Come 6 October 2003 he dropped out of the Presidential contest. On 3 November 2003 he announced his retirement from the Senate.
  Candidate Democrat (pending)
Possible candidates: Congressman Allen Boyd (CD 2); Congressman Peter Deutsch (CD 20); Congressman Alcee Hastings (CD 23); Miami-Dade Mayor Alex Penelas; and former state Education Commissioner Betty Castor.
  Candidate Republican (pending)
Possible candidates: state House Speaker Johnnie Byrd;, former Congressman Bill McCollum; legal activist Larry Klayman; state Senator Dan Webster

108th House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2002, 2004. No Term Limit. 108th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
18 Republicans (18 Undetermined);
7 Democrats (7 Undetermined)

CD 1 Republican Congressman Jefferson B. "Jeff" Miller
First elected 16 October 2001 - in a Special Election re: the resignation of Congressman Joe Scarborough 6 September 2001.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 2 Democrat Congressman F. Allen Boyd, Jr.
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 3 Democrat Congressman Corrine Brown
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 4 Republican Congressman Ander Crenshaw
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 5 Republican Congressman Virginia Brown-Waite
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 6 Republican Congressman Clifford B. Stearns
First elected: 1988
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 7 Republican Congressman John L. Mica
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 8 Republican Congressman Richard Anthony "Ric" Keller
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 9 Republican Congressman Michael Bilirakis
First elected: 1982
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 10 Republican Congressman C.W. "Bill" Young
First elected: 1970
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 11 Democrat Congressman Jim Davis
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 12 Republican Congressman Adam H. Putnam
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 13 Republican Congressman Katherine Harris
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 14 Republican Congressman Porter Johnston Goss
First elected: 1988
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 15 Republican Congressman David "Dave" Weldon
First elected: 1994
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 16 Republican Congressman Mark A. Foley
First elected: 1994
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 17 Democrat Congressman Kendrick B. Meek
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 18 Republican Congressman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
First elected in a Special Election, 29 August 1989, re: death of Congressman Claude Pepper, 30 May 1989
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 19 Democrat Congressman Robert Wexler
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 20 Democrat Congressman Peter R. Deutsch
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 21 Republican Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 22 Republican Congressman Clay Shaw
First elected: 1980
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 23 Democrat Congressman Alcee L. Hastings
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 24 Republican Congressman Tom Feeney
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 25 Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

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