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Florida House of Representatives
2018–2020 Florida Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
4 terms (8 years)
History
Founded May 26, 1845
Preceded by Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida
Leadership
Speaker of the House
José R. Oliva (R)
Since November 20, 2018
House Speaker Pro Tempore
MaryLynn Magar (R)
Since November 20, 2018
House Majority Leader
Dane Eagle (R)
Since November 19, 2018
House Minority Leader
Kionne McGhee (D)
Since November 19, 2018
Structure
Seats 120
Composition of the Florida House of Representatives
Political groups
Majority
  •      Republican (73)

Minority

  •      Democratic (46)
Vacant: 1
Length of term
2 years
Authority Article III, Constitution of Florida
Salary $29,697/year + per diem (Subsistence & Travel)
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
(120 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(120 seats)
Redistricting Legislative control
Motto
In God We Trust
Meeting place
Florida House Chamber March 2012.jpg
House of Representatives Chamber
Florida Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida
Website
Official website

The Florida House of Representatives is the lower house of the Florida Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Florida, the Florida Senate being the upper house.

The House is made of 120 members, each elected from a single-member district with a population of approximately 157,000 residents.

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