Jake Raburn Wins Election As State Representative
Will Represent Florida State House, District 57
LITHIA, FL – Jake Raburn tonight won election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent the 57th District.“I am deeply honored and humbled by the confidence voters of State House, District 57 have placed in me,” said Jake Raburn.“Today’s results are a testament to the many months of hard work and selfless dedication by our many friends, family, volunteers and supporters.  Words cannot adequately express my appreciation for all you have done to support us throughout this campaign.  I would also like to especially thank my wife, Melissa, who continues to support my efforts and without whom I would not be standing before you today.”

“Today marks the beginning of a new direction for our community.  I hope you believe as I do, that Florida’s future is still bright.”

“As State Representative, I will work hard to restore prosperity to our community through new job creation and economic growth.  I will support investment in classroom education, work to keep college accessible and affordable and lead efforts to increase vocational and technical opportunities to prepare students for the jobs of the future.  And, I will support efforts to crack down on fraud and abuse, safeguarding our tax dollars. “

“Together, we can put Florida back on track.  Please join me as, together, we make Florida an even better place to live, work and raise a family.”

About Jake Raburn
Through college, Jake worked for the Florida FFA Association (formerly Future Farmers of America), the University of Florida Athletic Association and the National FFA organization.  As a student, he was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, a member of Florida Blue Key, a Student Government leader and a J. Wayne Reitz Scholar. Jake was recognized for his leadership and was inducted into the University of Florida’s Hall of Fame as an undergraduate.

After graduation, Jake went to work for the Florida Department of Citrus as a marketing specialist.  After two years, Jake joined Hinton Farms, his wife’s family farming operation.  Hinton Farms is a producer, packer, cooler & shipper of strawberries, blueberries and other fruits and vegetables grown in District 57.  Jake works in sales, serves as Director of Marketing, and has previously served as the Director of Food Safety for the company.