Florida House, District 24

Published On: Jul 26 2012 04:15:53 PM EDT
Updated On: Oct 17 2012 02:21:29 PM EDT

After the redistricting process earlier this year, Florida House District 24 now stretches the southern half of St. Johns County south through Flagler County and the northern third of Volusia County.

Milissa Holland won a republican primary and will face Republican Travis Hutson and independent Micheal Cornish in the General Election in November.

Scroll down to read about the candidates, in alphabetical order.

Milissa Holland


PARTY:  Democratic

AGE:  41

HOMETOWN:  Palm Coast

FAMILY:  Mother of three children

OCCUPATION:  Flagler County Commissioner

EDUCATION:  2 years college

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  Served 6 years on the county commission; served as chair of the county commission; served on numerous boards on the local, regional,and state level

WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?

  1. "Invest wisely in education for our Children's future and creating a competitive advantage globaly
  2. "Cooperation and Communication between Tallahassee and local Governments ensuring accountability of tax dollars
  3. "Streamline regulatory inefficiencies for the betterment of the State of Florida"

HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?

  • "I have had a front row seat for six years and have seen some of the Legislation that has affected our comminities having a negative impact. my relationships with a variety of local, regional and State officials allows me to hit the ground running once elected."

WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?

  • "Building a bridge between Tallahassee and Local Government."

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: Holland4Florida.com | Facebook.com/Holland4Florida

This candidate has not responded to WJXT/News4Jax.com's questionnaire.

Travis Hutson


PARTY:  Republican

HOMETOWN:  Elkton

FAMILY:  Wife, Tanya

OCCUPATION:  Hutson Companies

EDUCATION:  B.S, Economics, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  Member St. Augustine Development Committee

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  TravisHutson.com | Facebook.com/TravisJHutson | @TravisJHutson

This candidate has not responded to WJXT/News4Jax.com's questionnaire.

Michael Cornish


PARTY: No Party Affiliation

HOMETOWN:  St. Augustine

AGE:  49

OCCUPATION:  Engineer

EDUCATION:  United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y.

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  None

WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?

  1. Government Spending
  2. Job Growth/Creation
  3. Education

HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?

  • "As an Independant (No Party Affiliation) candidate, I only have responsibilities to the citizens, not to any Politiucal Party."

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: ElectMikeCornish.org

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