Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Barbara Watson (B) (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Barbara Watson (B)
District Address:
Suite 204
610 Northwest 183rd Street
Miami Gardens, FL 33169-4472
(305) 654-7100

Capitol Address:
212 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5107
political profile
  • House District:107
  • First Elected:
  • Terms Out:2020
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Miami-Dade
  • District Information:view district 107 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives on March 1, 2011, reelected subsequently
    Deputy Democratic Leader(2018-2020)
  • Born:July 4, Miami, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Education:
  • Occupation:
  • Spouse:Alvin Watson
  • Children:6 children
  • Grandchildren:9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren
  • Affiliations:Andover Civic Association, President 2010-2014, Director
    C.I.N.D., former Director
    Dade County Limousine Advisory Board, former Director
    Florida Conference of Black State Legislators
    Florida Limousine Association of South Florida, former Director
    National Organization of Black Elected Women (N.O.B.E.L.)
    Miami-Dade County Chapter of the Charmetts, Inc.
  • Highlights:Florida Middle Class Champion - Progress Florida, 2016
    In the Company of Women Award, Business and Economics, Business Woman of the Year, 2009
    City of Miami - Miami Commission on Status of Women 2016, Public Service and Government
    Established, Cloverleaf Royals Senior Group - Miami Gardens
    Established, Junior Council - Miami Gardens
    Established, Young Progressive Adults - Miami Gardens
    Watson Antique and Classic Cars, former owner
    World Care, Inc., founder
  • Former Service:Miami Gardens City Council, Vice Mayor 2007-2009, member 2003-2010
    Committee to Incorporate Miami Gardens
    Dade/Broward Counties Transportation Task Force
    Dade/Broward Transportation Bridge
    Miami-Dade County North Dade Task Force
    Miami-Dade Task Force, District One
    National State and County League of Cities
    North Dade Municipal Advisory Committee
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