Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Carey Baker (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Carey Baker
District Address:
301 West Ward Avenue
Eustis, FL   32726-4024
Phone: (352) 742-6490

Capitol Address:
404 S. Monroe St.
316 Senate Office Bldg.
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5014
political profile
  • Senate District:20
  • First Elected:Elected to the Senate in 2004
  • Terms Out:2012
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Lake,Marion,Seminole,Sumter,Volusia
  • District Information:view district 20 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2004, reelected subsequently
    House of Representatives, 2000-2004
  • Born:March 16, 1963
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Methodist
  • Education:Attended Lake Sumter Community College, 1981-1982
  • Occupation:Owner, The A. W. Peterson Gun Shop
  • Spouse:Lori Baker of Leesburg
  • Children:Leighton, Caroline, Reagan
  • Affiliations:Golden Triangle Kiwanis, President 2000-2002
    American Legion Post #21, Vice Commander 2000
    Ducks Unlimited
    National Rifle Association, Life Member
    Enlisted National Guard Association of Florida
    National Federation of Independent Businesses
    Post 8087 Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Advisory Board of Lake Magazine
    Foundation Board Lake County 4-H
  • Highlights:"Presidential Who's Who Among Business and Professional Achievers", 2010 Edition
    Recording Industry Association of America, Certified Platinum Record in Recognition of Support of Intellectual Property Rights, 2009
    Florida Family Policy Council, "Defender of Marriage" Award, 2009
    Florida Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists, State Senator of the Year, 2009
    Florida Ground Water Association, "Water Conservation Champion" Award, 2009, 2006
    The Association for Retarded Citizens, Senator of the Year, 2009
    Small County Coalition, Leadership Award, 2009, 2006
    Florida Aquaculture Industry, Senator of the Year, 2008
    Florida Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, Legislative Leadership Award, 2008
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate, 2008
    Associated Builders and Contractors, "Friend of Free Enterprise", 2008
    Florida Farm Bureau Association, Legislator of the Year, 2008
    Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association, Legislator of the Year, 2008
    Florida Association of School Psychologists, Outstanding Legislator of the Year, 2007
    Town and Country Industries, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2007
    Florida Automobile Dealers Association, Legislator of the Year, 2007
    Trial Court Budget Commission, Leadership Award, 2007
    Florida Association of Counties, "County Champion", 2006
    Ronald Reagan Republican Assembly, "God and Country Service Award", 2006
    Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Florida, "Outstanding Public Service" Award, 2006
    Florida Building Materials Association, Legislator of the Year, 2006
    Seminole County Medical Society, "Outstanding Senator" Award, 2005
    Military Officers Association, Appreciation Award, 2004
    Farm Share, Inc., Legislative Appreciation Award, 2004
    National Conference of State Legislators, Medal of Honor, 2003
    Christian Coalition of Florida "Defender of the Family" Award, 2003
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll, 2005, 2004, 2003
    Florida Association of Property Appraisers, Legislative Award, 2001
    Trust for Public Land, Legislative Leadership Award, 2001
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Top 20" Freshman Quick Starter, 2001
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