Mel Ponder

Mel Ponder

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Mel Ponder is an American politician who is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 4th district, which includes part of Okaloosa County.
Ponder previously served as the mayor of Destin, Florida from 2014 to 2016. [3] [4] On August 30, 2016, Ponder won a close and contentious five-way primary to become the Republican nominee to represent District 4 in the Florida House of Representatives. [5] Ponder was elected unopposed in the November general election. [6] He succeeded state representative Matt Gaetz, who was elected to the Florida 1st District U.S. House seat. [4]
Mel Ponder
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 4th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 8, 2016
Preceded byMatt Gaetz
Mayor of Destin, Florida
In office
2014–2016
Preceded bySam Seevers [1]
Succeeded byScott Fischer [2]
Personal details
Born (1968-05-28) May 28, 1968
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceDestin
Alma materFlorida State University

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www.thedestinlog.comhttp://www.thedestinlog.com/1.257346
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pulsegulfcoast.comhttp://pulsegulfcoast.com/2016/03/destin-elects-new-mayor-council-members
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www.sunshinestatenews.comDerby, Kevin (August 3, 2015). "Destin Mayor Mel Ponder Runs for Matt Gaetz's Florida House Seat". Sunshine State News. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
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www.nwfdailynews.comJudnich, Tony (November 8, 2016). "Republicans win big in state legislature". Northwest Florida Daily News. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
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www.nwfdailynews.comMcLaughlin, Tom (August 30, 2016). "Ponder Holds on for House District 4 Seat". Northwest Florida Daily News. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
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www.nytimes.com"Florida 4th District State House Results: Mel Ponder Wins". The New York Times. December 13, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
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melforhouse.comOfficial website
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web.archive.orgCity of Destin - Mayor Mel Ponder
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www.thedestinlog.comhttp://www.thedestinlog.com/1.257346
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pulsegulfcoast.comhttp://pulsegulfcoast.com/2016/03/destin-elects-new-mayor-council-members
Sep 29, 2019 5:39 PM
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www.sunshinestatenews.com"Destin Mayor Mel Ponder Runs for Matt Gaetz's Florida House Seat"
Sep 29, 2019 5:39 PM
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www.nwfdailynews.com"Republicans win big in state legislature"
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www.nwfdailynews.com"Ponder Holds on for House District 4 Seat"
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[14]
www.nytimes.com"Florida 4th District State House Results: Mel Ponder Wins"
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[15]
melforhouse.comOfficial website
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web.archive.orgCity of Destin - Mayor Mel Ponder
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en.wikipedia.orgThe original version of this page is from Wikipedia, you can edit the page right here on Everipedia.
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