Derek Hankerson

Candidate for Florida Senate District 6

Age: 49

Family: Married

Occupation: Writer, Film Prodcuer and Publisher

Education: M.A. Webster University, Management and Leadership, University of Maryland, College Park, Political Science and Speech Communications Minor and completed graduate studies at Bowiw State (HBCU) Organizational Communiccations

Political Experience: Two-Term Chair, Putnam County Tea Party, former second Vice Chair, St. John's County, Republican Executive Committee, 4 Republican Presidential Political Appointments!  Worked for 3 Republican Presidents and 2 Republican Vice Presidents.  Worked as staff on 4 Presidential Campaigns since the age of 18. To include Reagan-Bush 84 (Political Division) Bush-Quayle 88 (Political Division) Dole-Kemp 92 (Advance Representative), Bush-Cheney 2000 (Advance Representative) and Rick Scott for Governor (Volunteer) Assisted with the Inagural Parade on Inaguration Day. Also, served as Field Represenativee for Congreessmman John Mica, and Northeast Florida Fiield Representative
What do you see as the top three issues in this race?

  • Economic Development
  • Public Education
  • Public Transportation

(Candidate included two other issues: Agriculture and Water, Health and Wellness)

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