Democrat Andrew Wojcicki '98 is running for a Senate seat in Florida, opposing a long-term incumbent.

Wojcicki, of Jacksonville, is running for Florida's Senate District Eight seat, in opposition to 10-term Republican Jim King (R-Jacksonville). An economics major at St. Lawrence, Wojcicki has been endorsed by FCAN ("a grassroots organization that empowers citizens to influence public policy by organizing and educating in areas where consumer voices are underrepresented"), Florida League of Conservation Voters and the state-wide Sierra Club.

An internal auditor for University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare, Wojcicki has done additional study at the University of North Florida. His official biography states, "Andy is responsible for ensuring that his company's assets are safeguarded, their costs are contained, and that they comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Prior to working with University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare, Andy was a member of the prestigious General Electric Financial Management Program...In addition to his work with Jacksonville Inner City Outings, Andy volunteers with the Bridge of Northeast Florida and with the Boy Scouts of America -- he is a former Eagle Scout."

To find out more about Wojcicki's campaign, visit his official Web site.

Posted: October 9, 2002

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