John McKager Stipanovich
|Born||November 26, 1948
|Alma mater||University of Florida|
|Known for||His role in the 2000 Florida election recount|
John McKager Stipanovich (born 26 November 1948) is a Florida lobbyist of the Republican Party. He is best known for his part in the 2000 Florida election recount, where he advised Katherine Harris of how to proceed with the election. Stipanovich's nickname is "the Knife".
Portrayal in film
Stipanovich is portrayed in the HBO film Recount by the actor Bruce McGill. The film, which had a broadcast premiere on May 25, 2008, chronicled the events in Florida during the presidential election lawsuits and appeals.
- Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida in 1972.
- Juris Doctorate from the Levin College of Law in 1974.