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Florida Realtors PAC Candidates Prevail

93% of candidates endorsed by Florida Realtors’ Political Action Committee (PAC) won their respective races in the Nov. 8 election.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida can expect continued growth and prosperity in the years ahead thanks to 93% of Florida Realtors® PAC-endorsed candidates winning their elections on Tuesday.

In many cases, Realtors ran for office and won. Following the final tally of votes for all Florida races, 12 Realtors and Realtor affiliate members were elected or reelected to office. 

“Congratulations to all our victorious candidates on their election success,” says Danny Nix, 2022 chair of the Florida Realtors PAC Trustees. “Despite the economic woes of the nation, Florida continues to grow and communities throughout the state are benefiting from this prosperity. We look forward to working with all newly elected and re-elected candidates to ensure this success continues.”

Successful Realtor and Realtor affiliate members for Florida Senate

District – Candidate

10 – Sen. Jason Brodeur with the Orlando Regional Realtor Association

20 – Sen. Jim Boyd with the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee Counties

22 – Sen. Joe Gruters with the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee

28 – Senate President Designate Kathleen Passidomo with the Naples Area Board of Realtors

40 – Sen. Ana Maria Rodriguez with the Miami Association of Realtors

Successful Realtor and Realtor affiliate members for Florida House

District – Candidate

7 – Rep. Jason Shoaf with the Tallahassee Board of Realtors

34 – Rep.-Elect Robert Brackett with the Realtor Association of Indian River County

36 – Rep.-Elect Rachel Plakon with the Orlando Regional Realtor Association

53 – Rep.-Elect Jeff Holcomb with the Hernando County Association of Realtors

74 – Rep. James Buchanan with the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee

Counties

82 – Rep. Lauren Melo with the Naples Area Board of Realtors

120 – Rep. Jim Mooney with the Florida Keys Board of Realtors

A list of all successful 2022 Florida Realtors PAC-endorsed candidates can be found online.

Amendment 3

A majority of Floridians voted for Amendment 3, a changed backed by Florida Realtors to give an additional property tax deduction to teachers, law enforcement officers, correctional officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, child welfare services professionals and others.

However, the amendment garnered 58% of the vote and, as an amendment to the Florida constitution, needed 60% to pass.

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