John Cortes

District: 43 -- Democrat

Part of Osceola

Committee Membership for 2016 - 2018 Term

Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee ( Democratic Ranking Member )
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018
Health Innovation Subcommittee ( Democratic Ranking Member )
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018
Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018
Judiciary Committee
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018

Leadership Roles

Democratic Deputy Whip (2016-2018)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Kissimmee
Occupation:  Retired Corrections Officer
Spouse:  Caridad "Cary" Cortes of Bronx, New York
Child(ren):  Caridad Esther, John Paul Cortes
Grandchild(ren):  Jayda Cortes
Education:  John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, 1980-1981; New York City Department of Corrections Training Academy, Training Certificate; Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School, 1977-1979
Born:  March 25, 1961, Brooklyn, NY
Moved to Florida:  1997
Religious Affiliation:  Christian
Recreational Interest:  baseball, bowling, fishing, football, softball

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014, reelected subsequently
Democratic Deputy Whip, 2016-2018

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