Voters Support 111 of 118 Florida Chamber-Backed Candidates

Floridians overwhelmingly voted to secure Florida’s future on Election Day by electing candidates who support free enterprise principles and solutions that will drive economic growth and create jobs, the Florida Chamber of Commerce announced today. Voters elected 111 of 118 Florida Chamber-backed legislative candidates and defeated 13 candidates bankrolled by the trial lawyers, government unions and environmental extremists – further improving Florida’s business competitiveness.

  • Read our news release.
  • Download 2012 General Election results.


Florida Chamber Endorsements

After interviewing more than 150 candidates, the Florida Chamber has endorsed candidates that stand for economic growth and opportunity – and so far Floridians have rallied behind them. Candidates backed by the Florida Chamber have prevailed in 63 out of 73 contests – 86%, including 39 out of 49 competitive primary races on August 14.

Was your candidate endorsed by the Florida Chamber?

Early Voting

Early voting began October 27 and more than 1 million absentee ballots have already been cast. Voters who want to vote early should present a valid photo identification and signature identification at the early voting site.

Learn about early voting hours and locations.

2012 Florida Election Guide

With Floridians selecting representatives for every House and Senate seat in the Legislature come November, the Florida Chamber will continue to back candidates who will fight for free enterprise and help secure Florida’s future.

Download your guide to the candidates.

Constitutional Amendments

Looking for information on the constitutional amendments you will see on the November 6 ballot? Download our Guide to Proposed Constitutional Amendments for analysis on each one and find out why the Florida Chamber is supporting Amendments 1, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10.

Read our analysis on the 11 proposed amendments.

Election Night Watch

You’re invited to join the Florida Chamber of Commerce for our 2012 General Election Watch to follow the candidates and watch the results come in on election night.

Watch the results come in at the Florida Chamber.


Races Florida Voters Will See on the November 2012 Ballot
  • All 40 Florida State Senate Seats
  • All 120 Florida State House Seats
  • All 27 Congressional Seats
  • One U.S. Senate Seat
  • 11 Constitutional Amendments
  • Presidential


Voter Resources


If you would like to stay informed and become part of the Florida Chamber’s political action team, please join us!  Contact Marian Johnson, senior vice president of political strategy, at 850.521.1241 or

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