Bondi graduated from the University of Florida in 1987 with a degree in Criminal Justice. She then graduated from Stetson Law School with a Juris Doctor in 1990 and was admitted to The Florida Bar on June 24, 1991.
Bondi"s hometown is Temple Terrace, Florida. She is a graduate of C. Leon King High School in Tampa, Florida. She is a former prosecutor and spokeswoman in Hillsborough County, Florida where she worked as an Assistant State Attorney.
Bondi resigned this position to seek the office of Attorney General of Florida.
She has made guest appearances on Scarborough Country with Joe Scarborough and various other cable news programming on Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company and worked for Fox News as a legal analyst. Bondi also prosecuted the Martin Anderson death defendants in 2007.
In 2010, Bondi defeated Democratic State Senator Dan Gelber by a 55% to 41% margin to become the Attorney General of the State of Florida. Bondi was the lead attorney general in an unsuccessful lawsuit seeking to overturn the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acting (PPACA) in Florida et al v.
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In the lawsuit the State of Florida and 26 other states argued that the individual mandate provision of the PPACA violates the United States Constitution. Bondi was re-elected in November 2014, receiving 55% of the vote. Her challenger, George Sheldon, received 42%.