As speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, it’s no surprise that Chris Sprowls is high on Tampa Bay’s list of most powerful politicians this year.
But Sprowls’ leadership outside the halls of the State Capitol is likely what got him to the top, even beating Sen. Wilton Simpson.
Sprowls led an outstanding election year for Republicans across the state last year, shaping his party’s strategy to secure five seats in the Florida legislature, including ousting three incumbent Democrats from the House and pushing through the GOP advantage from 73-47 to 78-42.
It was a team effort, but to be sure it was Sprowls who delivered the blows.
“No matter what was thrown at House Republicans, the President-elect has returned time and time again with pledges of additional resources and support to make last night happen. There was no campaign without …
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