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Alex Diaz de la Portilla, American former state legislator. Member of Junior Chamber of Commerce.


Portilla, Alex Diaz de la was born on August 25, 1964 in Miami, Florida, United States.


Attended, University Miami.


Vice president De Mattress, Inc. Political consultant Diaz de la Portilla, Inc., Winning Strategies, Inc. Member District 115 Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, 1994—2000.

Member District 36 Florida State Senate, 2000—2010, president pro tempore, 2002—2004, majority leader, since 2008, chair communications, energy public utilities committee, member policy and steering committee on energy, environment and land use, children, families and elder affairs committee, ethics and elections committee, member regulated industries committee, transportation and economic development appropriations committee, alternating chair joint legislation auditing committee.


Volunteer Reagan-Bush Campaign, 1980. Assistant to state director Reagan-Bush Youth Campaign, 1984. Delegate Young Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1985, State Presidential Nominating Convention Republican Party Florida, 1987.

Campaign consultant, director Miguel Diaz de la Portilla for Dade County Commission, 1993. Youth floor leaderRep. National Convention, Dallas.

Leader reform movement Republican Party DadeCounty, 1988. Member Junior Chamber of Commerce.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling, bicycling. E-mail: portilla.alex@leg.state.fl.us.


Married Claudia Davant.

Claudia Davant.