Business Force Endorses Legislative Candidates






June 29, 2018

CONTACT: Michelle Ertel, Committee Director


BusinessForce Makes Endorsements in

Central Florida Legislative Contests

ORLANDO, FL (June 29, 2018) BusinessForce announced several endorsements for key legislative races in Central Florida following a comprehensive and deliberative candidate selection process.

“These endorsements are a reflection of what we stand for. Our organization worked hard to determine those candidates who most strongly believe in free enterprise, low taxes and fewer regulations that tie the hands of businesses,” said Craig Swygert, Chairman of the Board for BusinessForce.

Florida House of Representatives

District 28:  David Smith (R)

District 29: Scott Plakon (R)

District 30: Bob Cortes (R)

District 31: Jennifer Sullivan (R)

District 42: Mike LaRosa (R)

District 44: Bobby Olszewski (R)

District 46:  Bruce Antone (D)

District 47:  Mikaela Nix (R)

District 50:  Rene Plasencia (R)

“We are confident that each endorsed candidate fully supports the BusinessForce mission and we look forward to continued communication with each of them through their election and beyond,” said Dan Pollock, Chairman of the Business Force Legislative Committee.

BusinessForce is an independent, nonpartisan organization composed of regional business and community leaders that represent thousands of businesses and their tens of thousands of employees who are interested in promoting a pro-business environment. We support candidates and elected officials in our region who endorse the free enterprise system and sound, responsible business practices in government. Visit for more information.