Legislator Profile

Florida Representative Cynthia A. Stafford (D)
Cynthia A. Stafford
CONTACT INFORMATION
District Address:
Suite 5
13300 Northwest 27th Avenue
Opa Locka, FL   33054-4827
Phone: (305) 953-3086
Fax:

Legislative Address:
316 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5109
Legislative Assistant:
Mary Cowart (Opa Locka)

District Secretary:
Dalie Sejour (Opa Locka)

Email:
cynthia.stafford@myfloridahouse.gov
political profile
  • House District:109
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2018
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Miami-Dade
  • District Information:view district 109 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently
    House Democratic Policy Chair, 2016-2018
    Former Congressional Aide to former United States Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek
PERSONAL INFO
  • Born:July 11, 1967, Miami, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:St. Thomas University, B.A., Communication Arts, 1993; St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 1999; St. Thomas Law School-Family Law Clinic (Domestic Violence) and Immigration Law Clinic
  • Occupation:Attorney, Adjunct College Professor
  • Spouse:
  • Affiliations:Casa Valentina, Advisory Board member
    Family Christian Association of America, Advisory Board member
    Florida Legislative Black Caucus
    Inner City Children's Touring Dance Company, Advisory Board member
    National Black Caucus of State Legislators
    The Florida Bar Association
  • Highlights:Progressive Florida, "Champion of Florida's Middle Class," 2011-2014
    National Achievers Society, Champion's Advocate, 2014
    Progressive Officers Club, Black History Month Recognition, 2014
    The Family Christian Association of America, Inc. (FCAA), Black Achievers Honorary Chairman, 2014
    Miami Northwestern Senior High Alumni Association, Alumni Hall of Fame, 2013
    National Black Police Association, Lifetime Membership Award, 2013
    The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Legislator Award, 2013
    Mary Kay Foundation awarded a grant in recognition of Rep. Stafford to the Miami Rescue Mission to support housing & services for domestic violence victims and their children, 2012
    Miami-Dade Young Democrats, Blue Crystal Award, 2011
2017 Bills/Amendments Sponsored
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