Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Joe Gruters (R)
Joe Gruters
District Address:
381 Interstate Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34240
(941) 378-6309

Capitol Address:
413 Senate Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5022
political profile
  • Senate District:22
  • First Elected:2016
  • Terms Out:2026
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Manatee,Sarasota
  • District Information:District Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2018, reelected subsequently
    House of Representatives, 2016-2018
  • Born:July 6 in Tampa, Florida
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Roman Catholic
  • Education:Florida State University, B.S., 1999
    University of South Florida, M.B.A., 2003
  • Occupation:Certified Public Accountant
  • Spouse:Sydney Spence of Citrus Hills, FL
  • Children:Spencer, Jack Ryan, Elle
  • Affiliations:University of South Florida, Community Leadership Council
  • Highlights:Florida Homebuilder Association, Senator of the Year, 2019
    Fraternal Order of Police, Senator of the Year, 2019
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate, 2018, 2019
    Small County Coalition Appreciation Award, 2019
    Associated Industries of Florida, Champion of Business, 2018
  • Former Service:The National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), President, appointed and awaiting Senate confirmation
    Electoral College, Florida member, 2016
    Florida State University Board of Trustees, member
    Florida Sports Foundation Board of Directors, member
    Sarasota County Planning Commission, Chairman
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