Patrick HenryFor State House District 26


As a lifetime resident and current City Commissioner in Daytona Beach and as mental health therapist at “the House next door” in DeLand for the last 29 years, Patrick has a unique connection and commitment to both Daytona Beach and DeLand. These experiences have uniquely prepared him to represent and unite our communities both at home and in Tallahassee.

If reelected as your State Representative for District 26 Ten things you can count on Patrick to fight for:

  1. Supporting Education as the foundation of Florida’s future
  2. Empowering Small Business-not the special interests
  3. Supporting a strong Middle Class-ensuring one set of rules
  4. Ensuring that Colleges and Universities are supported
  5. Promoting sustainable solutions to Protect our Environment
  6. Protecting our Natural Resources
  7. Advocate for increased use of Alternative Energy
  8. Affordable Healthcare-no one should go broke because they get sick
  9. Women’s Rights are civil rights- wage discrimination must go.
  10. Embracing ethics reform to bring Accountability to Government

Patrick Henry Background and Achievements

  • Employed in DeLand for 29 years at the House Next Door as a mental Health therapist
  • Serving as a Daytona Beach City Commissioner since 2010
  • Bethune Cookman University graduate
  • Attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • Charter member and 1st Vice-Chair of the Minority Elected Officials of Volusia County
  • Served as your State Representative for District 26 for 2016-2018

As a two term city commissioner Patrick has:

  • Helped bring over 2,000 publicly supported jobs to Daytona Beach
  • Embraced over 2.5 billion dollars of public and private projects
  • Supported banning the box for formerly convicted citizens in the hiring process.
  • Successfully advocated for two community centers and expanded youth programs
  • Supported body cameras for all Daytona Beach Police officers
  • Fought for union inspired local hiring preferences for government contracts