- The Florida Chamber is backing a bipartisan list of Florida Senate and Florida House candidates
- The list includes nine Senate candidates and two dozen House candidates
- Thus far, the Chamber has endorsed more than 100 candidates
The Florida Chamber of Commerce is stamping its seal of approval on legislative candidates, endorsing a bipartisan list of nine Senate candidates and 24 House candidates running for election this year.
In a Monday news release, Florida Chamber said it is backing Jay Trumbull (Senate District 2), Corey Simon (Senate District 3), Clay Yarborough (Senate District 4), Blaise Ingoglia (Senate District 11), Colleen Burton (Senate District 12), Jay Collins (Senate District 14), Nick DiCeglie (Senate District 18), Alexis Maria Calatayud (Senate District 38), and Bryan Avila (Senate District 39) in the Florida Senate.
Additionally, the business advocacy group said they are supporting Joel Rudman (House District 3), Griff Griffitts (House District 6), Gallop P. Franklin (House District 8), Dean Black (House District 15), Jessica Baker (House District 17), Chase Tramont (House District 30), Robert Brackett (House District 34), Rachel Plakon (House District 36), Susan Plasencia (House District 37), Bruce H. Antone (House District 41), Dan Marquita (House District 47), Jennifer Canady (House District 50), John Temple (House District 52), Jeff Holcomb (House District 53), Kevin M. Steele (House District 55), Brad Yeager (House District 56), Adam Anderson (House District 57), Audrey Henson (House District 60), Wengay Newton (House District 62), Tiffany Esposito (House District 77), Todd Delmay (House District 101), Vicki Lopez (House District 113), Alina Garcia (House District 115), and Juan Carlos Porras (House District 119) in the Florida House.
“Florida continues its growth at a rapid pace – with nearly 1,000 net new residents relocating to Florida every single day. While Florida continues its growth, we need strong leadership with bold and fresh ideas to continue championing economic freedom and a vibrant quality of life,” said Mark Wilson, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce. “The Florida Chamber has put forth a strategic plan to make Florida a top ten global economy by 2030 and we trust that these candidates will keep us on a pathway to get there. This year, we’re proud to stand alongside these candidates for the Florida House and Senate; putting our experience behind getting them elected.”
Florida Chamber also noted that some of the candidates listed have been elected due to no candidate qualifying to oppose them.