Robert Asencio is seeking elected to the Florida House of Representatives-District 118. He moved to Miami in 1977 from Puerto Rico and has lived in District 118 for 16 years. A graduate of St. Thomas University with a BA in organizational leadership, Asencio has been a public servant for 32 years, starting in 1983 by serving with the U.S. Army Reserves.
A retired police captain after 26 years with Miami-Dade Schools Police Department, Asencio served as executive board member of FOP Lodge #133 and Teamsters Local #769, founded Florida Public Employees that advocates for 1.3 million workers, and is past president of the South Florida Council of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens). He also is past board member of the Zambrano Foundation promoting Democracy in the Americas.
Asencio strongly believes elected officials should be held to a high standard of leadership. He plans to lead the way in finding solutions to the many challenges facing the residents of District 118, Miami-Dade County, and Florida in general.
For Florida State House of Representatives District 118, Community Newspapers recommends Robert Asencio.