John Cortes

District: 43 -- Democrat

Part of Osceola

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Kissimmee
Occupation:  Retired Corrections Officer
Spouse:  Caridad "Cary" Cortes of Bronx, New York
Child(ren):  Caridad Esther, John Paul Cortes
Grandchild(ren):  Jayda Cortes
Education:  John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, 1980-1981; New York City Department of Corrections Training Academy, Training Certificate; Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School, 1977-1979
Born:  March 25, 1961, Brooklyn, NY
Moved to Florida:  1997
Religious Affiliation:  Christian
Recreational Interest:  baseball, bowling, fishing, football, softball

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014, reelected subsequently
Democratic Deputy Whip, 2016-2018

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