Alex Díaz de la Portilla is a Cuban-American politician and member of the Republican Party. Elected to the Senate in 2000, he eventually served as the Senate Majority Leader in the Florida Legislature ending his term in 2010. He was President Pro Tempore from 2002 through 2004. Previously he was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1994 through 2000. Díaz is one of the four children of Cuban exiles Miguel Ángel Díaz-Pardo and Fabiola Pura de la Portilla-García. His paternal great-grandfather served in Cuban Senate, while two of his sons served simultaneously in the Cuban House of Representatives. His maternal greatgrandfather served as Cuban Minister of Justice (Attorney General).
Alex Díaz de la Portilla
Vice-ChairFormer Majority Leader of Florida Senate
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