“As a first-generation American, born, raised and educated in Orlando, this community is my home. I decided to run because Washington insiders have turned their backs on the very people they swore to represent. I’m running to safeguard faith, family and freedom so generations can continue to experience the American dream.”
Vennia Francois is a first-generation American, born and raised in Central Florida. She is an attorney, a member of the Florida Bar, District of Columbia Bar, and the United States Supreme Court Bar. She served as an intern for U.S. Representative John L. Mica and later joined U.S. Senator Mel Martinez’s staff as a policy advisor where she continued under U.S. Senator George LeMieux. She worked at the SEC where she protected the public from fraudulent and deceptive financial practices. Vennia is a graduate of Florida A&M College of Law, Lee University, the University of Florida and Edgewater High School. Vennia’s family has worshipped at Calvary Assembly for over 40 years.Learn More ›
On Job Creation and Rebuilding the Economy. Our recovery from the COVID-19 crisis must focus on getting people back to work as quickly and safely as possible. I’ll always work to keep taxes low, so wages will increase thereby stimulating the economy and bringing economic stability to individuals and families, where new investment in America is possible, and jobs increase.
On Health Care. We must ensure that high quality health care remains accessible, affordable, and convenient, even for those with preexisting conditions.
On Immigration. Our immigration system is broken. We must strengthen our border and port security by building the wall, putting more border patrol agents on the ground, and using more technology.
On Veterans. We are duty-bound to ensure that our veterans have immediate access to the best health care in the world. We must also prepare our veterans for transitioning into civilian life and employment after separation.
On Education. All children should have equal access to a quality education and parents should be able to decide what education option best meets the needs of the student and their families. In addition, I believe reigning in college costs by reforming the federal loan program.
FRC Action PAC Endorses Vennia Francois. "This is a critical hour for our country, and Americans are looking for bold leaders who are willing to stand strong for faith, family, and freedom. Your credentials as a first generation American and self-made success story, someone driven by the notion of equality of opportunity for all Americans, are those that will benefit your Florida constituents...We are therefore pleased to offer our endorsement of your candidacy for election to the U.S. House in Florida’s 10th Congressional District," stated FRC Action PAC Executive Vice President Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin.
“Vennia is a champion for life, for school choice, and for jobs. She will help us build an opportunity society.”
“Vennia is a woman of values, courage, and integrity. She is the person needed to represent the 10th District of Florida. ”
“The Coalition of African American Pastors stands with Vennia 100%.”
Stay tuned for more endorsement announcements soon.