Carlos Lopez-Cantera

American politician

Carlos Lopez-Cantera (born December 29, 1973) is an American politician. He was the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Florida from February 3, 2014[4] to January 8, 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Carlos Lopez-Cantera
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19th Lieutenant Governor of Florida
In office
February 3, 2014 – January 8, 2019
GovernorRick Scott
Preceded byJennifer Carroll
Succeeded byJeanette Núñez
Property Appraiser of Miami-Dade County
In office
January 1, 2013[1] – February 3, 2014
Preceded byPedro Garcia
Succeeded byPedro Garcia
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 113th district
In office
November 2, 2004[2] – November 7, 2012[3]
Preceded byManny Prieguez
Succeeded byDavid Richardson
Personal details
Born (1973-12-29) December 29, 1973 (age 48)
Madrid, Spain
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Renee (m. 2005)
Children2
EducationMiami Dade College (AA)
University of Miami (BBA)

On January 14, 2014, Governor Rick Scott announced López-Cantera's appointment to serve out the term of Jennifer Carroll, who resigned on March 12, 2013.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Our Campaigns - Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser Race - Aug 14, 2012". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  2. "Our Campaigns - FL State House 113 Race - Nov 02, 2004". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  3. "Our Campaigns - FL State House 113 Race - Nov 02, 2010". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  4. Steve Bousquet; Marc Caputo (January 14, 2014). "Gov. Rick Scott announces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as new lt. governor". Miami Herald. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  5. Tia Mitchell, Mary Ellen Klas (March 13, 2013). "Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigns amid state, federal probe of non-profit veterans group". miamiherald.com.
  6. Rachel Weiner (March 13, 2013). "Florida Lt. Gov. resigns amid racketeering probe". washingtonpost.com.