Former State Senator Puts Support Behind GOP Candidate in HD 89 Race
Matt Spritz announced today that former South Florida State Senator Ellyn Bogdanoff has endorsed his campaign for State Representative.
“I’m pleased to endorse Matt Spritz in his campaign for the Florida House,” said Bogdanoff. “Matt’s enthusiasm is contagious and his optimism is refreshing. He understands the unique needs of our local community and I have no doubt he will fight every day for our interests. From protecting our beaches, to addressing our sober home crisis, to making sure our state policies help grow our economy, I am confident Matt will be an effective advocate for our community.”
“I’m honored to have the support of Senator Bogdanoff,” said Spritz. “ She has an outstanding record of accomplishment and service in our community and in the State Legislature that truly speaks for itself. I’m thrilled to have her on our team, and I look forward to her continued guidance on the issues important to our community.”
Bogdanoff joins a growing number of current and former state legislators, including Representatives Byron Donalds, Randy Fine, Jason Fischer, Joe Gruters, Tom Leek, Bobby Payne, and Bob Rommel, and former Representative Alex Miller, who have all also endorsed Spritz.
Senator Ellyn Bogdanoff was first elected to represent Palm Beach and Broward Counties in the Florida House of Representatives in 2004. She served for six years in the House, including as the Majority Whip under Speaker Marco Rubio, in charge of all public policy that flowed through the Chamber. She was subsequently elected to the Florida Senate in 2010, where she served as Chair of the Senate Finance and Tax Committee, the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee and the Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Committee. As a legislator she was best known for engaging in and negotiating a variety of complex policy issues.
Born and raised in South Florida, Matt Spritz graduated Phi Beta Kappa with high honors from Emory University and from New York University School of Law in New York City. He practiced corporate and business law in New York City and later in South Florida before committing himself to public service in the Florida House.
House District 89 covers coastal portions of Palm Beach County spanning from Singer Island to Boca Raton, which has the largest concentration of voters. Thirty-six percent of registered voters in the district are Republicans, while Democrats make up 33 percent, and voters with minor or no party affiliation, 31 percent.