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Jeffrey Atwater

Florida State Senate president Jeff Atwater won the 2010 Cabinet position of Chief Financial Officer over Democrat Loranne Ausley. He hails from North Palm Beach and will be replacing Democrat Alex Sink, who ran for governor.
Florida State Senate president Jeff Atwater won the 2010 Cabinet position of Chief Financial Officer over Democrat Loranne Ausley. He hails from North Palm Beach and will be replacing Democrat Alex Sink, who ran for governor. « Show less

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  • Re-elect Atwater as CFO: Editorial

    Re-elect Atwater as CFO: Editorial
    Jeff Atwater is a banker, a former lawmaker and a leader among peers. He's smart, personable and a manager who sweats the details. He's done a good job as Florida's chief financial officer and he deserves to be re-elected. The Republican CFO faces a...
  • A recap of our choices: Editorial

    A recap of our choices: Editorial
    Heading into this last weekend of the 2014 campaign, statewide polls showed the most important race — the matchup for governor between incumbent Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist — was too close to call. Analysts said the...
  • South Florida lawyers, chiropractors accused of insurance fraud

    South Florida lawyers, chiropractors accused of insurance fraud
    In what could amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars of fraud, authorities say a group of South Florida attorneys and chiropractors worked hand-in-hand to exploit the state's no-fault insurance system. The scam unraveled Thursday when five people...
  • Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help

    Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help
    Gov. Rick Scott sought to create a sense of urgency among outnumbered Republicans in Democrat-heavy South Florida on Sunday, racing around the three counties with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's quickly become Scott's favorite celebrity political...
  • Republicans push envelope with some of their rally rhetoric

    Republicans push envelope with some of their rally rhetoric
    An all-star lineup of Republicans turned out Sunday afternoon for a Plantation rally to boost Gov. Rick Scott. Two of the speakers, including Scott, got a little carried away. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater portrayed Scott as a man who takes...
  • Broward Republicans in mood to fight, with each other, eight days before Election Day

    Broward Republicans in mood to fight, with each other, eight days before Election Day
    With just over a week to go until Election Day, disarray and internal bickering have once again emerged within the Broward Republican Party, which party veterans say is creating a distraction from its mission of putting Republicans in office. "This is...
  • Atwater, Putnam continue to raise re-election cash

    Atwater, Putnam continue to raise re-election cash
    Though facing little competition in November, state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater continues raking in money for his re-election campaign. Atwater, a Republican, collected $88,855 from Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, bringing his overall contribution...
  • Florida Democrats barely bother with 2 Cabinet races

    Florida Democrats barely bother with 2 Cabinet races
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite an electorate split down the middle that voted for Barack Obama for president twice, half of Florida's All-Republican state Cabinet is cruising toward re-election with only token Democratic resistance. Chief Financial Officer...
  • Atwater wants to remind people there are other statewide races

    Atwater wants to remind people there are other statewide races
    TALLAHASSEE -- In the face of what could go down as the most negative governor's race in Florida history, state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater released his first re-election spot last week. The ad argues that his office's efforts to go after...
  • For CFO, re-elect Jeff Atwater

    For CFO,  re-elect Jeff Atwater
    Jeff Atwater is a banker, a former lawmaker and a leader among peers. He's done a good job as Florida's chief financial officer and he deserves to be re-elected. The Republican CFO faces a Democratic challenger in William Rankin, 54, a businessman...
  • 10 takeaways from Florida's 2014 election season

    10 takeaways from Florida's 2014 election season
    I have some good news and bad news about the elections. The good news: They're over. The bad news: Some candidates have already filed for 2016. The first presidential debate is already set. This is like capping off a root canal with a colonoscopy....