Capitol e-Report - Senator Ken Pruitt Resigns

May 11, 2009
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On the last day of the 2009 Legislative Session, Senator Ken Pruitt (R-Port St. Lucie) resigned his seat from the Florida Senate, effective August 4, 2009. Thus we expect there to be a special election for his seat over the summer months. The likely candidates are: 

  • Former Representative Joe Negron (R) – Served in the Florida House 2000 – 2006; attorney,
  • Former Representative Art Argenio (R) – Elected in a special election and served one term; chiropractor, and
  • Bill Ramos (D) – Ran unsuccessfully against Representative Fetterman (D) in the 2008 primary; VP of a title company.

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