Mayor Lois Frankel is a seasoned public servant with a record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, Lois became mayor of West Palm Beach in 2003. In eight years as mayor, she worked tirelessly to bring jobs and opportunity to the city.
During challenging economic times, Lois oversaw the remarkable revitalization of the downtown district and made West Palm Beach a more attractive place for companies to do business.
Since she was elected, thousands of new residents and scores of new businesses now call West Palm Beach home. Major projects underway are projected to bring thousands of new jobs with positive economic impact over the next decade.
Lois has been a champion for seniors, families and small businesses. She is dedicated to protecting Social Security and Medicare. She believes in tax breaks for middle class families and closing loopholes for Big Oil companies.
As mother who has watched her son, a proud Marine veteran, go to war, Lois knows what it’s like for families to sacrifice. She will work tirelessly to make sure Congress’ priorities serve Florida’s families.