Stephen Bittel is the President of the Florida Democratic Party, and chairman of Scott’s re-election campaign. He has been appointed to serve on the boards of directors for CSX Corporation, NextEra Energy Inc., and U.S. Sugar Corp. Stephen Bittel was elected as a state representative in 1994, serving two terms before being elected to represent District 112 in Tallahassee from 2000 – 2006 where he served as House Majority Whip, Chair of Legislative Budget Committee, Chair of Health Care Councils Joint Subcommittee on Medicaid Reform Implementation Team which helped craft legislation that reformed Medicaid into managed care program called Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) serving 1 million Floridians with chronic illnesses or disabilities who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. Previously Stephen served as Chairman of the Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee and has been active in Democratic politics at the local, state, and national levels for more than twenty years.
Stephen Bittel has lived in Miami-Dade County for 43 years and is married with three children.
Stephen Bittel for Florida is a political action committee registered with the State of Florida on August 18, 2017. The chairman or treasurer of this organization is Stephen Bittel and this organization has filed and is in good standing with the State of Florida Department of State Division of Elections.
Stephen Bittel for Florida is a political committee registered with the Secretary of State. He is passionate about public service, helping our community, and Florida’s young people.
Stephen Bittel for Florida began operation on August 18, 2017, with the purpose of supporting Andrew Gillum in his gubernatorial bid. The committee is conducting its activities under the authority granted by Chapter 106.193(7)(a) of the Florida Statutes. It was formed to advocate for the election of Andrew Gillum and assist his campaign in any way to help him win.
Stephen Bittel for Florida will be supporting Andrew Gillum by helping with his campaign and participating in events, providing financial support and paying for all operational, legal, and compliance expenditures.