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Victor M. Torres, Jr.DEMDemocrat State Senator, District 25
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FLResidence (state)

Victor Manuel Torres Jr. (born July 22, 1947) is a Democratic member of the Florida Senate who has represented the 25th district, encompassing Osceola County and southern Orange County, since 2022. Previously, he served two terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing parts of Orlando in Orange County from 2012 to 2016.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
John Jay College
Attended
1972 - 1973
Transit Police Academy
Graduated
1972
Past Positions1 - 11 of 11
Minority Whip
Florida State Senate
2023 - Current
Senator
Florida State Senate
2022 - Current
Minority Whip
Florida State Senate
2020 - 2022
Senator
Florida State Senate
2016 - 2022
Democratic Deputy Whip
Florida State House of Representatives
2014 - 2016
Representative
Florida State House of Representatives
2012 - 2016
Bus Driver
Marion County School
Police Officer
New York City Transit Police
Second Grade Detective
New York City Transit Police
Field Director
Candidate Amy Mercado, Florida State Representative
2010
Sergeant
United States Marine Corps, Okinawa, Japan
1966 - 1970
Other Experience1 - 43 of 43
Member
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
Current
Member
Fraternal Order of Police
Current
Member
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
Current
Southeast Region Representative
Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Latino Caucus
Current
Trustee
Central Labor Council, The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Orlando, Local 1596
Current
Vice Chair
Labor Council for Latin-American Advancement, Orlando Chapter
2010
Former Liason
Orlando for Obama
2008
Former Delegate
New York City PatrolmanÂ’s Benevolent Association
Former Member
Transit Police Hispanic Society
Former Member
Florida Voters League, Incorporated
Former Member
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Florida
Former Sergeant of Arms
Transit Police Hispanic Society
Former Vice President
New York City Detectives Endowment Association
Member
Democratic Executive Committee, Orange County
Member
League of Women Voters of Orange County
Member
Saint John's Episcopal Church, Kissimmee
Political Coordinator
Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 1596
Volunteer
Kendrick Meek Congressional Campaign
Volunteer
John Kerry Presidential Campaign
Volunteer
Alan Grayson Congressional Campaign
Volunteer
Al Gore Presidential Campaign
Volunteer
Attorney General Janet Reno Gubernatorial Campaign
Volunteer
Barack Obama Presidential Campaign
Volunteer
Bill McBride Gubernatorial Campaign
Volunteer
Mayoral Candidate of the City of Orlando Buddy Dyer Campaign
Appointed Commissioner
Marion County Commissioners Blue Ribbon Task Force
1999 - 2000
Former Member
Democratic Executive Committee, Marion County
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, Florida State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Public Counsel Oversight, Florida State Senate
Former Member
Ethics and Elections Committee, Florida State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, Florida State Senate
Former Member
Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Select Committee on Collective Bargaining
Former Member
Government Operations Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Committee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Democratic Hispanic Caucus, Orange County Chapter
Former Member
Hispanic Caucus, Marion Oaks
Former Member
Hispanic Caucus, Silver Springs Shores
Former Member
Commerce and Tourism Committee, Florida State Senate
Former Member
Military and Veterans Affairs and Space Committee, Florida State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee, Florida State Senate