Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Katie A. Edwards-Walpole (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Katie A. Edwards-Walpole
District Address:
Buliding A
1601 Northwest 136th Avenue
Sunrise, FL 33323-2834
(954) 838-1371

Capitol Address:
300 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5098
political profile
  • House District:98
  • First Elected:2012
  • Terms Out:2020
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Broward
  • District Information:view district 98 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012, reelected subsequently
    Democratic Deputy Whip (2016-2018)
  • Born:February 21, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Jewish
  • Education:Clemson University, B.S., Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2002; Florida International University, J.D., 2012
  • Occupation:Attorney
  • Spouse:Brad Walpole
  • Children:Alyssa Walpole
  • Affiliations:Broward County Farm Bureau
    Davie Democratic Club
    Greater Plantation Chamber of Commerce
    Les Dames d'Escoffier
    Old Davie School Historical Museum
    Plantation Democratic Club
    Soroptimist International Club of Davie
    St. Thomas Aquinas High School Alumni Association
    Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El
    West Broward Democratic Club
  • Highlights:Florida Association of Community Developers, Legislative Champion Award, 2016
    Florida Association of Community Developers, Legislator of the Year, 2016
    Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Champion for Agriculture, 2013, 2016
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Legislator of the Year, 2016
    Project STABLE, Annual Dinner Honoree, 2016
    Soref Jewish Community Center, Humanitarian of the Year, 2016
    Farm Share Hunger Champion Award, 2013-2014
    Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Linda C. Cox Champion of Justice Award, 2013, 2014
    Broward County Farm Bureau, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2013
    Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Legislative Champion, 2013
    Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Champion for Florida Agriculture, 2013
    Florida Health Care Association, Champion for the Elderly, 2013
    City of Homestead, Certificate of Appreciation, November 2009
    Commissioner Katy Sorenson, Proclamation of Katie Edwards Day, November 2009
    Florida House of Representative Dwight Bullard, Certificate of Appreciation, November 2009
    Miami-Dade County Farmworker Jobs and Education Project Award, November 2009
    Dade County Farm Bureau Hall of Honor, April 2008
    Florida Senator Larcenia Bullard, Tribute, April 2008
    United States House of Representatives, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, recognition, tribute from the floor, and a flag flown over the Capitol, April 2007
    American Agri-Women LEAVEN Award, President's Award, November 2006
    Florida House of Representatives, Representative Juan Zapata, Tribute, January 2005
    Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce's Agriculturist of the Year, January 2005
    Miami-Dade County Commission, Proclamation, February 2005
  • Former Service:City of Plantation Planning and Zoning Board, 2011-2012
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