Louis Sola

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Louis Sola
Born Louis Ernest Sola[1]
Nationality American
Occupation Businessman, political candidate

Louis Sola is an American businessman and Republican political candidate. He is running for the United States House of Representatives seat for the 24th Congressional District of Florida[2][3] against Democratic Representative Frederica Wilson.[4]

Sola has a master's degree from the University of Illinois.[5] He is also the founder and CEO of Evermarine, a Miami-based yacht brokerage company,[6][7][8] which he founded in 2005.[9]

Sola supported Barack Obama's presidential campaign but became disillusioned with him once he was in office. In 2016 he supported former Governor Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio's campaigns for the 2016 presidential nomination. A Republican donor, he supported Donald Trump's presidential campaign and has contributed to Trump's campaign for re-election. Sola has also made donations to the Republican National Committee.[7] In December 2015, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Louis Sola to the Board of Pilot Commissioners. His term began December 4, 2015, and was set to end October 31, 2019.[10][11]

References

  1. George Bennett (May 15, 2016). "Sola, Louis Ernest". Federal Election Commission. https://www.fec.gov/data/candidate/H8FL24059/. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  2. "Florida District 24 218 Race". Open Secrets. https://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary?cycle=2018&id=FL24. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  3. "Sola For Florida". Federal Election Commission. http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/fecimg/?C00637819. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  4. Scott Powers (July 20, 2017). "Money pouring in for Florida’s Congress members in tough districts". Florida Politics. http://floridapolitics.com/archives/241745-money-pouring-floridas-congress-members-tough-districts. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  5. "International Clubs and Contacts". University of Illinois. http://www.uialumninetwork.org/article.html?aid=111. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  6. Melody Hahm. "Small business CEO: Trump reminds me of a "NY version" of Reagan". Yahoo! Finance. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/small-business-ceo-donald-trump-ronald-reagan-215626032.html. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Anthony Man (August 1, 2017). "Donald Trump's supporters in South Florida kick in cash for his re-election". Sun Sentinel. http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/politics/fl-reg-donald-trump-reelection-money-20170731-story.html. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  8. Melody Hahm (November 7, 2016). "Yacht dealer CEO backing Trump has one big complaint about him". Yahoo! Finance. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/yacht-dealer-ceo-backing-trump-has-one-big-complaint-about-him-212442692.html. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  9. Scott Powers (July 20, 2017). "Louis Sola and Evermarine, S. A.". Yacht World. http://www.yachtworld.com/evermarine/evermarine_10.html. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  10. "Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Board of Pilot Commissioners". Florida Government. December 4, 2015. http://www.flgov.com/2015/12/04/governor-rick-scott-appoints-three-to-board-of-pilot-commissioners-2/. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  11. "Louis Sola". The Florida Senate. https://flsenate.gov/Session/ExecutiveAppointments/Show/2016/5147. Retrieved November 19, 2017.