The Florida Senate is the upper house of the Florida Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Florida, the Florida House of Representatives being the lower house. The Senate is made of 40 members, each elected from a single-member district with a population of about 470,000 residents.
|2018–2020 Florida Legislature|
|2 terms (8 years)|
|Founded||May 26, 1845|
|Preceded by||Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida|
President pro tempore
Length of term
|Authority||Article III, Constitution of Florida|
|Salary||$29,697.00/year + per diem (Subsistence & Travel)|
|November 6, 2018|
|November 2, 2020|
|In God We Trust|
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