Primary Night - Decision 2020: A Deep Dive Into the Florida Primary

Tallahassee, FL

18 Aug 2020

18 Aug 2020

Primary Night - Decision 2020: A Deep Dive Into the Florida Primary

Join the Florida Chamber Political Team to stay updated and informed with in-depth analysis from our experts throughout the night:
– Analysis of Chamber Endorsed Races
– Vote-by-Mail Overview
– Impact on November
– House and Senate Campaign Discussions
– Scrolling Results
– Candidate Calls

Mark Wilson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he serves as Chair of the National Council of State Chambers, and on the Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals, Enterprise Florida, Leadership Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Florida Chamber Foundation, and is an active member of the U.S. Chamber’s Committee of 100.

David Hart serves as Executive Vice President of Florida’s largest and most influential business advocacy organization. Hart manages the Chamber’s extensive legislative and political operations. David is a sixth generation Floridian who was born in Tampa and raised in Winter Haven. He graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science and earned a Master’s degree from Florida State University in International Affairs. He has over 30 years of experience in campaigns, politics and public policy at the national, state and local levels.

Marian Johnson is Executive Director of the Florida Chamber Political Institute, a unique research organization that provides vital detailed demographic and political analysis to its members. She also serves as Senior Vice President of Political Strategy for the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Johnson, perhaps Florida’s most seasoned political advisor, has been involved in an impressive number of presidential, state and local campaigns. She has been involved with every presidential campaign from 1964 through 1984. Most notably, she served on Ronald Reagan’s 1980 and 1984 presidential campaigns. Johnson is listed in Who’s Who in American Politics, Prominent People in Florida Government, and Outstanding Young Women of America.

Nick Catroppo is the Vice President of Political Operations for the Florida Chamber of Commerce. He has nearly a decade of experience advising government officials and candidates on political and policy matters, and leading successful political campaigns at the local, state and federal levels. Catroppo has led and served on numerous campaigns for a variety of candidates, including Attorney General Ashley Moody, Representative James Buchanan, and former Congressmen David Jolly and Richard Nugent. He received his political science degree from the University of South Florida.

Andrew Wiggins is the Senior Director of Political Affairs and Coalition Advocacy for the Florida Chamber of Commerce. He manages the Florida Chamber’s political campaign activity throughout the state of Florida. Prior to joining the Florida Chamber, Wiggins served as the Deputy Director of Senate Campaigns at the Republican Party of Florida, where he previously spent three years working for House Campaigns. He has worked on grassroots campaigns all over the United States as well as working statewide in Florida and working for both the executive and legislative branches of government. Wiggins has more than 13 years of experience helping elect candidates to the House and Senate across Florida. A fifth generation Floridian, Wiggins was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in History, as well as M.A. in Political Science with a certificate in Political Campaigning.