Braynon Officially Newest Member Of Florida Senate

TALLHASSEE (CBS4) — Democrat Oscar Braynon of Miami Gardens is the newest member of the Florida Senate.

According to The News Service of Florida, the Elections Canvassing Commission officially certified his victory in a special election to replace former Sen. Frederica Wilson, D-Miami, who was elected to Congress.

Braynon, who had been in a House seat, defeated Republican Joe Celestin earlier this month in a special election. Democrat Barbara Watson was elected to fill Braynon’s seat.

Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, announced Monday morning that Braynon will serve on the Regulated Industries; Communications, Energy and Public Utilities; Judiciary; and Reapportionment Committees, and on the Rules, Higher Education Appropriations, and General Government Appropriations Committees.

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  1. Ralph Russ says:

    Honorable Senator Brayton:

    I would like to thank you for standing up for PUBLIC SAFETY
    voting against CS for SB 584!

    If you have any influence on the House Please
    help us defeat it on that side!

    You have won a place in our hearts.

    thanks again,

    Ralph

    Ralph V. Russ LMT
    State Executive President FSMTA

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