Nan Rich

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Nan Rich
Nan Rich Senate portrait.jpg
Member of the Florida Senate
from the 34th district
In office
November 16, 2004 – November 20, 2012
Preceded by Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Succeeded by Maria Sachs
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 97th district
In office
November 21, 2000 – November 16, 2004
Preceded by Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Succeeded by Susan Goldstein
Personal details
Born (1942-02-09) February 9, 1942 (age 72)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) David Rich
Alma mater University of Florida
Religion Judaism

Nan Rich is an American politician from the state of Florida. She served as a Democratic member of the Florida Senate from 2004 to 2012. Between 2010 and 2012 she served as the Senate Minority Leader and was term-limited out of the State Senate in 2012. Previously she was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2000 to 2004.

She has declared that she is running for Governor of Florida in 2014,.[1][2] Nan Rich received an endorsement from both the Florida NOW and NOWInc. as well as from the last Democratic Governor to serve Florida, Gov. Buddy MacKay.[3]

Prior to running for public office, Nan was the National President of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) for the 1996-1999 triennium – the first Floridian elected to that office in the organization’s 120 year history.[4] In 1999, President Bill Clinton appointed her to serve as a Board Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.[5]

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