Candidate for: State Senator (District 15)
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Geraldine Thompson

Democrat

Contact Information

511 West South Street
Suite 201
Orlando, FL 32805
(407)765-9904

Background & Personal Information

Education
  • Miami-Dade Community College, AA, 1968
  • University of Miami, Bachelor of Education, 1970
  • Florida State University, MS, 1973
Occupation
  • Representative, Florida House of Representatives, District 44, 2018-present
  • Senator, Florida State Senator, District 12, 2012-2016
  • Representative, Florida House of Representatives, District 39, 2006-2012
  • Founder, The Association to Preserve African American Society Museum
  • Author, “Black America: Orlando, Florida”
  • Assistant President, Valencia Community College, 1979-2003
  • Classroom Teacher, Orange County Public Schools, 1973-1979
  • Administrative Assistant, Florida A & M University, 1971-1972
Affiliations
  • New Day Enterprises Inc., Founder
  • Orange County Branch NAACP, current member
  • The Association to Preserve African American Society, History and Tradition, Inc., current member and founding President
  • The Central Florida YMCA, current Board member
  • The Holocaust Memorial and Education Center, current Board member
  • The Orlando Performing Arts Center, current Board member
  • The West Orange Health Care District, past Board member
FamilySpouse: Emerson R. Thompson, Jr.
Children: 3
Grandchildren: 4

Endorsements

  • Sierra Club
  • Florida Professional Firefighters
  • Women’s March Florida
  • West Orange Political Alliance
  • Emily’s List
  • Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida
  • UFCW
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund
  • Florida Conservation Voters Education Fund
  • Equality Florida Action, Inc.
  • Florida Education Association
  • SEIU Florida
  • Ruth’s List Florida
  • United Faculty of Florida

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