Tallahassee – Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, was elected yesterday as President of the Florida Senate by his colleagues.
Senator Garrett Richter (R-Naples) was elected President Pro Tempore. All 40 Senators, including 15 elected to the Senate for the first time earlier this month, took their oaths of office alongside family and colleagues during today’s Organization Session.
Pursuant to the Florida Constitution, the Florida Legislature convenes 14 days following the general election for the purpose of organization, election of officers and adoption of rules.
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