Candidates We Support

This resource is being provided for those who want to know which candidates are supported by the Broward County Professional Paramedics and Firefighters Political Action Committee and the reasons behind our support.

This committee is directly funded by the Firefighters and Paramedics of Broward County.  We strongly believe an educated voter is the best voter and have provided this website for our family, friends, neighbors and residents of Broward County.



Mike Bufalo for Mayor of Cooper City

Ryan Shrouder, Commissioner - Cooper City

Ryan Shrouder has called Cooper City home his entire life. Ryan was born and raised in Cooper City. Having attended Cooper City public schools from kindergarten through high school, he is truly a product of Cooper City. After graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Political Science and Law Enforcement Certification from Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy, Ryan earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern University. Ryan currently serves on the Cooper City Public Safety and Charter Review Boards. Ryan is a passionate, skilled and qualified leader for our future. Ryan and his wife, Dr. Samantha Shrouder, live in Flamingo Gardens with their three children, Madison, Mason, and Jackson.


Rick Stark for Mayor of Weston, Florida.

Tamara James, Seat 1 Dania Beach

In 2006, Ms. James started the “Tamara James Foundation, Inc” with a mission to empower, educate, and strengthen the area by providing opportunities to build strong children, strong families, strong communities, and strong, future generations through sports and community events.


Mike Bufalo for Mayor of Cooper City

Joy Cooper, Mayor - Hallandale Beach

I’m honored to be your Mayor of the city of Hallandale Beach. I’m asking you to work with me as we continue to move forward for our city. Mayor Joy Cooper.

Mike Bufalo for Mayor of Cooper City

Anabelle Lima-Taub, Commissioner - Hallandale

Anabelle has dedicated much of her life to service. As a Paramedic, she dropped everything and traveled to Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina to help care for the sick and wounded. Having been in emergency care, she proudly supports first responders and law enforcement.



Mike Bufalo for Mayor of Cooper City

Marvin Price, Commissioner - WestPark

Our Firefighters and Paramedics regularly go above and beyond, working hard for local and international charities as well. From their well-known “Fill the Boot” campaigns which benefits those battling Muscular Dystrophy to collaborating with Feeding South Florida, our firefighters and paramedics go above and beyond to help and protect all of us every day.

Felicia Brunson for Mayor of Westpark

Felicia Brunson, Mayor - West Park

A gallant champion for the people, Felicia Mychele Brunson decided early in her life that she was going to be the change she wanted to see in her community and the world. Hailing from “The Mecca of Broward County” Carver Ranches, Brunson began constructing change in her community right after graduating from Florida State University by being one of the Founders of Broward County’s 31st city- West Park. An advocate for youth and senior citizens, Brunson has earned the reputation as a voice for the young and the young-at-heart. 


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