Center for America

State Senate Profile

 
 

 

Florida

Analysis prepared for the Center for America by the American Tort Reform Association

Senate

Seats in the Senate

14 Democrats  26 Republicans  0 Independent

Seats up for 06 reelection

  6 Democrats  14 Republicans  0 Independent

Senate majority position on medical malpractice reform

 

* Opposes  X Supports  * Neutral

Comments:

Passed legislation in 2003. House had better position.

 

Judiciary Committee

  3 Democrats  5 Republicans    0 Independent

  • Up for reelection

  2 Pro-reform  1 Anti-reform      2 Termed Out

  • Up for reelection

  1 Democrats  4 Republicans    0 Independent

Likelihood of Pro-Reform Majority Being Elected in 2006

  • House

* Unlikely  X Possible  * Likely  * Very Likely

  • Judiciary Committee

* Unlikely  X Possible  * Likely  * Very Likely

Governor: Jeb Bush

Party Affiliation

Republican

Term Ends

2006

Likelihood of reelection

Governor Bush is term limited.

Position on legal reform

 

* Opposes  X Supports  * Neutral

Comments: Governor Bush has made civil justice reform one of his top legislative priorities for his last two years in office. 

 
 

 

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