Legislator Profile

Florida Representative Ben Albritton (R)
Ben Albritton
CONTACT INFORMATION
District Address:

150 North Central Avenue
Bartow, FL   33830-4742
Phone: (863) 534-0073

Capitol Address:
222 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5056
political profile
  • House District:56
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2018
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:DeSoto,Hardee,Polk
  • District Information:view district 56 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently
committee assignments
Not yet assigned.
PERSONAL INFO
  • Born:August 17, 1968, Lakeland, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Christian
  • Education:Florida Southern College, BS, Citrus/Business, 1986-1990
  • Occupation:Self-Employed/Business Manager
  • Spouse:Missy Schrader of Wauchula, Florida
  • Children:Rebecca, Joshua, Ryan
  • Affiliations:First Christian Church of Wauchula, member since birth, Board of Elders, 2003-present
    Florida Citrus Mutual, current grower member
    Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association Board, 2002-2007, President, 2007, current member
    East Charlotte County Drainage District, past board member
  • Highlights:Florida Association of Food Banks, Recognition for Commitment to Hunger Relief in Florida
    Americans For Prosperity, Champion of Economic Freedom, 2013, 2015, "A" on Legislative Score Card, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016
    Associated Industries of Florida, "A" on Legislative Report Card, 2011-2016
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate Award, 2012-2016
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Report Card, 100% score, 2011-2016
    Florida Farm Bureau, "Champion for Agriculture," 2013-2016
    Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year, 2016
    Florida Recreation and Parks Association, Park Champion Award, 2014, Legislator of the Year, 2016
    Florida State Beekeepers Association, Legislative Appreciation, 2016
    Foundation for Florida's Future, 100% on Legislative Report Card, 2011-2013, 2016
    American Conservative Union, Award For Conservative Excellence, 2013, 2015
    Florida Association of Counties, Exemplary Public Service Award, 2015
    Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, Distinguished Alumni, 2014, 2015
    Florida Farm Share, Hunger Champion award, 2013, 2014
    South Florida Agriculture Council, Exceptional Support and Distinguished Service, 2014
    American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty Award, 2011, 2013
    Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Annual Lakeland Leadership Camp, outstanding service, 2013
    Florida Cattleman's Association, Legislator of the Year Award, 2013
    Florida Citrus Mutual, Champion of Florida Citrus, 2013
    Florida Irrigation Society, Legislator of the Year Award, 2013
    Florida Shore & Beach Preservation Association, Legislative Award, for outstanding leadership and commitment to Florida Beaches, 2013
    Guardian ad Litem Program, Legislator of the Year, 2013
    Small County Coalition, Leadership Award, 2013
    Florida Charter School Alliance and National Coalition for Public School Options Florida Chapter, Champion of School Choice Award, 2012
    Florida Farm Bureau, Legislator of the Year Award, 2012
    Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association, Legislator of the Year Award, 2012
    Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2012
    Florida Library Association, "Legislator without whose support library funding would not have been won," 2012
    Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc., "Friend of Free Enterprise," 2011
    Florida Southern College, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2011
    Peace River Center, Legislator of the Year, 2011
    Florida Citrus Commission, appointed by Governor Bush and Governor Crist, 2005-2010, Chairman, 2007-2010, Administration and Budget Committee, Chairman, 2006-2007, Domestic Marketing Committee, Vice Chairman, 2005-2006
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