State Representative T. Patterson Maney will serve two more years in Tallahassee. No one filed to compete with Maney in either the primary on August 23rd or in the general election on November 8th. According to the Miami Herald,
he is one of 45 state legislators who won’t have a challenger for this election cycle.
Maney represents Niceville, Valparaiso, Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Crestview in the Florida State House of Representatives.
Maney, 74, was elected to the Florida House of Representatives for the first time in 2020. He replaced Representative Mel Ponder, who decided not to seek re-election and instead ran for and won a seat as an Okaloosa County Commissioner.
Prior to his election to the State House of Representatives, Maney served in Okaloosa County as a judge. He also retired from the United States Army as a general. Maney served as a lawyer in the army and earned a purple heart.
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