Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Geraldine F. ''Geri'' Thompson (D)
Geraldine F. ''Geri'' Thompson
District Address:
Suite 205
511 W. South Street
Orlando, FL 32805
(407) 245-0194

Capitol Address:
213 Senate Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5015
political profile
  • Senate District:15
  • First Elected:2006
  • Terms Out:2032
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Orange
  • District Information:District map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate 2022, prior Senate 2012-2016
    House of Representatives 2006-2012, 2018-2022
  • Born:New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Moved to Florida:1955
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education: Florida State University, M.S., 1973
    Graduate Teaching Assistant
    University of Miami, Bachelor of Education, 1970
    Teaching Intern
    Miami Dade College, A.A., 1968
    Wrote for college newspaper
  • Occupation:Retired College Administrator, Museum Founder
  • Spouse:Emerson R. Thompson, Jr. of Windermere, FL
  • Children:Laurise, Emerson, Elizabeth
  • Grandchildren:Jasmyne, Imani, Kiara, Symone, Jacqueline, Julia
  • Affiliations:Florida Black Caucus of State Legislators
    National Black Caucus of State Legislators
    Links, Inc.
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
    Association to Preserve African American Society, History and Tradition, Inc.
    Orlando Children's Trust
  • Highlights: League of Women Voters Champion for Democracy
    Democratic Women's Club Legislator of the Year
    Alpha Phi Alpha Drum Major for Justice Award
    Urban League Lifetime Achievement Award
    City of Orlando Inductee to Civil Rights Wall of Fame
    Orlando Human Relations Civil Rights Award
    Trailblazer's Awardee
  • Former Service:Member and former Chair of the Florida Commission on Human Relations
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