2022 Florida Senate election

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20 of the 40 seats in the Florida Senate
21 seats needed for a majority
 
Senator Debbie Mayfield.jpg
State Senator Lauren Book.jpg
Leader Debbie Mayfield Lauren Book
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since November 17, 2020 April 28, 2021
Leader's seat 17th-Melbourne 32nd-Plantation
Last election 24 seats, 49.0% 16 seats, 48.6%
Seats needed Steady Increase 6
Seats up 24 16

Incumbent Majority Leader

Debbie Mayfield
Republican



The 2022 elections for the Florida Senate will take place on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 to elect state senators from 20 of 40 districts. The Republican Party has held a Senate majority since 1995.

Retiring incumbents

Democratic

Republican

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
Sabato's Crystal Ball[2] Likely R May 19, 2022

District 1

Republican primary

Incumbent Senator Doug Broxson is running for re-election.[3] He is being challenged by John Mills.[4]

Democratic primary

Charlie Nichols is the only Democrat running.[5]

District 2

Republican primary

Incumbent Senator George Gainer is retiring.[1] Regina Piazza[6] and state Rep. Jay Trumbull[7] are running in the Republican primary.

Democratic primary

Carolynn Zonia is the only Democrat running.[8]

District 3

Democratic primary

Incumbent Senator Loranne Ausley is running for re-election.[9]

Republican primary

Former NFL player Corey Simon is the only Republican running.[10]

District 4

Republican primary

Incument Senator Aaron Bean is term-limited. State Rep. Clay Yarborough is running for the seat.[11]

Democratic primary

Sharmin Smith is the only Democrat running.[12]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Downey, Renzo (June 7, 2022). "George Gainer to forgo re-election to state Senate". floridapolitics.com. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  2. ^ Jacobson, Louis (May 19, 2022). "The Battle for State Legislatures". Retrieved May 19, 2022.
  3. ^ "Doug Broxson Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  4. ^ "John Mills Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  5. ^ "Charlie Nichols Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  6. ^ "Regina Piazza Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  7. ^ "Jay Trumbull Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  8. ^ "Carolynn Zonia Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  9. ^ "Loranne Ausley Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  10. ^ "Corey Simon Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  11. ^ "Clay Yarborough Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  12. ^ "Sharmin Smith Candidate page". Florida Department of State. Retrieved June 18, 2022.