|Member of the Florida House of Representatives|
from the 83rd district
|Assumed office |
November 6, 2018
|Preceded by||Gayle Harrell|
|Born||May 6, 1969|
Newport, Rhode Island
|Alma mater||Union College|
Florida Atlantic University
A native of Rhode Island, Overdorf moved to Florida in 1992 the day after hurricane Andrew. He worked as a marine scientist in Big Pine Key before going to graduate school at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). While in graduate school he worked as a graduate assistant for the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and completed his thesis entitled, "Floodplain Fish of the Kissimmee River, Prior to Proposed Restoration." He went on to found his own company, Crossroads Environmental and later merged with Engineering Design and Construction, Inc. (EDC).
Florida House of Representatives
Overdorf defeated Sasha Dadan in the August 28, 2018 Republican primary, winning 54.1% of the vote. In the November 6, 2018 general election, Overdorf won 52.11% of the vote, defeating Democrat Matt Theobald. In his first term, Overdorf helped to pass legislation regarding Human Trafficking, Shark Finning, and various environmental regulations.
- "Florida House of Representatives - Tobin Rogers "Toby" Overdorf - 2018 - 2020 ( Speaker Oliva )". myfloridahouse.gov. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
- "Florida Atlantic University". Florida Atlantic University. Retrieved 2020-06-04.
- "Florida Department of State - Election Results". Retrieved 12 December 2018.
- "Florida Election Watch - State Representative". Retrieved 12 December 2018.
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