Experience: House: District 8, 2009-Present
Home State: Florida
Running: President, United States, 2016
Total Raised: $675,231Coverage End: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Winning: Won with 0.00%
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    Full Name: Bill Posey
    Gender: Male
    Family: Wife: Katie; 2 Children: Pam, Cathi
    Birth Date: 12/18/1947
    Birth Place: Washington, DC
    Home City: Rockledge, FL
    Religion: Methodist


    AA, Brevard Community College, 1969

Political Experience

    Representative, United States House of Representatives, Florida, District 8, 2009-present
    Senator, Florida State Senate, 2001-2008
    Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 1992-2000
    Member, Rockledge City Council, 1976-1986

Current Legislative Committees

    Financial Services, Member
    Science, Space, and Technology, Member
    Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, Member
    Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, Member
    Subcommittee on Space, Member

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

    Member, Blue Ribbon Commission on Education Governance, present
    Member, Chinese Drywall Caucus, present
    Former Member, Governor's Task Force on Workman's Compensation
    Member, Constitutional Transition Task Force, 1998-2000
    Member, Rockledge Business and Industrial Development Committee, 1986-1992
    Member, Rockledge Planning Commission, 1974-1976

Professional Experience

    President, Posey and Company Realtors, 1974-present
    Former Employee, Kennedy Space Center
    Author, "Activity Based Total Accountability", 2006
    Claims Adjuster, Crawford & Company/Gay and Taylor, 1970-1974
    Quality Control, McDonnel Douglas Astronautics, 1966-1969

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

    Member, Academic Club
    Director, American Cancer Society
    Member, Civilian Military Relations Council
    Member, County Mental Health Association
    Director, Florida Association of Realtors
    Director, Florida Space Authority
    Director, Florida Space Finance Corporation
    Member, High School Advisory Committee
    President, Kiwanis Club of Rockledge
    Member, Middle School Advisory Committee
    President, Space Coast Association of Realtors
    Board Member, Spaceport Florida Authority
    Trustee, United Methodist Church
    Member, Vocational Advisory Committee
    President, Cape Kennedy Area Board of Realtors, 1985
    President, United Methodist Men, 1977

Additional Information


    Bill is an accomplished stock car racer, having received the award for short track driver achievement in memory of Davey & Clifford Allison presented by Bobby & Judy Allison
    Legislator of the Year Awards
    American Legislative Exchange Council "1999 Legislator of the Year"
    Brevard Young Republican Club "Legislator of the Year"
    City of Palm Bay "Senator of the Year"
    Farm Bureau "Distinguished Farm Service Award"
    Florida Cattlemen's Association "Senator of the Year"
    Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association "Legislator of the Year"
    Florida Legislative Alliance "Legislator of the Year"
    Florida Workers Advocates "Legislator of the Year"
    Police Benevolent Association "Distinguished Legislator Award"
    Legislator Awards
    American Cancer Society "Legislative Award"
    American Heart Association "Appreciation"
    American Heart Association "our Many Thanks"
    American Society for Industrial Security "Appreciation"
    Americans For Tax Reform "Highly Commended"
    The American Farm Bureau Federation's "Friend of Farm Bureau" Award
    Associated Industries of Florida "Champion for Business"
    Christian Coalition "Friend of the Family"
    Citizens For A Sound Economy "Honorary Membership"
    Citizens for Constitutional Property Rights "One Person Can Make A Difference"
    Citizens for Florida's Waterways "Grateful Appreciation"
    Autism Society "For Your Commitment To Our Special Children"
    Brevard County Public Schools "Appreciation" (multiple)
    Brevard Cultural Alliance "Appreciation" (multiple)
    City of Titusville "Leadership in passing SPACE FLORIDA"
    City of Palm Bay "Commendation"
    Coalition for the Hungry & Homeless "Appreciation"
    Coastal Conservation Association (formerly Florida Conservation Assn) "Legislative Award"
    Cocoa Beach Women's Club "Appreciation"
    Devereaux Foundation "Appreciation" (multiple)
    East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic "Appreciation"
    FASA "Superior Contributions to Public Education"
    Florida Association of Counties "County Champion"
    Florida Association of School Administrators "For Superior Contributions To Public Education"
    Florida State Assn of Supervisors of Elections -"Leadership Award" 2006
    Florida Chamber of Commerce "Distinguished Advocate"
    Florida Council on Crime & Delinquency "Appreciation"
    Florida Dept of Health & Brevard County Health Dept. "Appreciation"
    Florida Farm Bureau "Agricultural Service Award"
    Florida Housing Coalition "For supporting Housing needs of low income Floridians"
    Florida March of Dimes "Appreciation"
    Florida League of Cities "Quality Floridian" (twice)
    Florida League of Cities "Defender of Home Rule"
    Florida Preservation & Education Trust "Outstanding Support"
    Florida Professional Firefighters "
    Florida Sheriffs Association "Legislative Award"
    Florida Silver Haired Legislature "Exemplary Service Award"
    Florida Silver Haired Legislature "Appreciation"
    Florida Silver Haired Legislature "For Legislative Representation & Advocacy"
    Florida Space Business Roundtable "Florida Space Booster Award"
    Florida Supervisors of Elections "Leadership Award -- for historic passage of the 2001 Florida Elections Reform Act "
    Fraternal Order of Police "Deep Appreciation"
    Fraternal Order of Police "Legislative Appreciation"
    Fraternal Order of Police "Support & Dedication to the Law Enforcement Community"
    Grass Roots Alliance "Friend of the Taxpayer"
    Indian River Community College "Appreciation"
    Indian River County Substance Abuse Council "For supporting Prevention Programs"
    International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals "For Protecting Injured Workers"
    Junior League of South Brevard "Appreciation"
    Private Industry Council "Outstanding Commitment to Job Training"
    Space Coast Defense Alliance & Economic Development Commission "Victory Award"
    Space Coast League of Cities "Appreciation"
    STOP / Stop Turning Out Prisoners "Appreciation"
    Substance Abuse Council "For Supporting Prevention Programs"
    Suntree Area Business Association "Appreciation"
    Treasure Coast Chambers of Commerce "Sincere Appreciation"
    United Way "Appreciation" (multiple)
    United We Stand America "Legislative Leadership Award"
    Community Involvement Awards
    Brevard Community College "Distinguished Alumnus"
    Brevard Federation of Teachers "Apple -- You Make A Difference Award"
    Boy Scouts of America "Golden Eagle" Honoree
    Center For Drug Free Living "For Your Continued Support & Commitment"
    Center for Drug Free Living "Web of Caring Award"
    Child Care Association of Brevard County "For Your Support of Child Care" (multiple)
    City of Palm Bay "Palm Bay Honorary Citizen"
    Crossways Youth Services "We Will Never Forget Your Leadership Award"
    FASCAR "All You Do For Racing"
    First Harvest Food Bank "For Humanitarian Services"
    Florida Association of Teen Courts "Focus on Prevention Award"
    Harry T. Moore Homesite Development Committee "Resolution of Sincere Appreciation"
    Healthy Start Coalition "Deep Appreciation for Your Hard Work on Behalf of the Children of our Community"
    Marine Institute Orlando "For Your Dedication & Support to the Staff & Students"
    Melbourne Beach, Town of "Appreciation"
    National Child Safety Council "Appreciation"
    Orange County Classroom Teachers "Thumbs Up Award"
    Palm Shores, Town of : "Our Hometown Hero"
    Republican Women of the Treasure Coast Federated "For Outstanding Service"
    Standing Watch "First Annual keeper of the Watch"
General Survey
Issue Title Candidate's Answers
1. Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right

Strongly Oppose
2. Stricter punishment reduces crime

No Opinion
3. Marijuana is a gateway drug
4. Higher taxes on the wealthy

Strongly Oppose
5. Stimulus better than market-led recovery

6. Vouchers for school choice

7. Make voter registration easier

Strongly Support
8. Prioritize green energy

Strongly Oppose
9. Avoid foreign entanglements
10. Expand the military

No Opinion
11. Support & expand free trade

No Opinion
12. Support American Exceptionalism
13. Absolute right to gun ownership

Strongly Support
14. Expand ObamaCare

Strongly Oppose
15. Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens

Strongly Oppose
16. EPA regulations are too restrictive

17. Keep God in the public sphere

Strongly Support
18. Legally require hiring more women & minorities

19. Comfortable with same-sex marriage

20. Privatize Social Security

Strongly Support
Total: 94
Introduced Date Bill Number Bill Title Last Action
05/19/2017 H.R.2571 To amend title 51 of the United States Code to improve the safety of commercial space flight operations by authorizing the operation of aircraft with experimental certificates carrying persons or property to support research and training for space flight participants and crew, and for other purposes. 05/19/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  (All Actions)
05/19/2017 H.R.2570 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to clarify that the points and fees in connection with a mortgage loan do not include certain compensation amounts already taken into account in setting the interest rate on such loan, and for other purposes. 05/19/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
05/16/2017 H.R.2469 Seismic Moratorium Act 05/16/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.  (All Actions)
04/25/2017 H.R.870 REAL Space Act 04/25/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Space.  (All Actions)
03/16/2017 H.R.1178 SAFE for America Act 03/16/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.  (All Actions)
03/01/2017 H.R.1292 CAPTIVE Act 03/01/2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)
02/06/2017 H.R.383 Stop the Revolving Door in Washington Act 02/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.  (All Actions)
01/13/2017 H.R.564 Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017 01/13/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  (All Actions)
01/09/2017 H.R.384 End the Congressional Revolving Door Act 01/09/2017 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform  (All Actions)
12/16/2016 H.R.2726 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act 12/16/2016 Became Public Law No: 114-282. (TXT | PDF)  (All Actions)
07/13/2016 H.R.3394 CAPTIVE Act 07/13/2016 Received in the Senate.  (All Actions)
06/10/2016 H.R.5453 Bureau Advisory Opinion Act of 2016 06/10/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
03/09/2016 H.Con.Res.113 Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal collectively to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the "Borinqueneers". 03/09/2016 Message on Senate action sent to the House.  (All Actions)
11/17/2015 H.R.1478 Policyholder Protection Act of 2015 11/17/2015 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  (All Actions)
08/18/2015 H.R.2036 REAL Space Act 08/18/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Space.  (All Actions)
08/13/2015 H.R.1177 Deployed Troops Support Act of 2015 08/13/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.  (All Actions)
07/29/2015 H.R.3393 Mortgage Fairness Act of 2015 07/29/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
07/16/2015 H.R.3109 Common Sense Economic Recovery Act of 2015 07/16/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
06/15/2015 H.R.1508 Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act of 2015 06/15/2015 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 111.  (All Actions)
06/04/2015 H.R.2279 Seismic Moratorium Act 06/04/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.  (All Actions)
Total: 1379
Date Bill Number Bill Title Result Vote
06/13/2017 H.R.10 Financial CHOICE Act of 2017
06/12/2017 H.R.2372 VETERAN Act
05/22/2017 H.R.115 Thin Blue Line Act Passed Yea
05/11/2017 H.R.2415 Everglades FIRST Act
05/03/2017 H.R.2310 Faith in Health Savings Accounts Act of 2017
05/02/2017 H.R.2105 NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017
04/28/2017 H.R.2226 Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act
04/26/2017 H.R.2168 First Responders Passport Act of 2017
04/26/2017 H.R.2149 Refundable Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Reform Act of 2017
04/25/2017 H.R.1159 United States and Israel Space Cooperation Act
04/25/2017 H.R.703 Apollo I Memorial Act
04/13/2017 H.J.Res.43 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients. Passed Aye
04/07/2017 H.R.2029 SIGN Act
04/05/2017 H.R.299 Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017
03/31/2017 H.R.1847 PAST Act
03/31/2017 H.Res.232 Recognizing linemen, the profession of linemen, the contributions of these brave men and women who protect public safety, and expressing support for the designation of April 18, 2017, as National Lineman Appreciation Day.
03/30/2017 H.R.1431 EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017 Passed Aye
03/30/2017 H.R.1430 HONEST Act Passed Aye
03/29/2017 H.R.26 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 Passed Aye
03/24/2017 H.R.1632 Protecting Foods and Beverages from Government Attack Act of 2017
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