Photo of Politician Lori

Personal & Career

Legislative Service

  • Elected to the Senate April 10, 2018, reelected subsequently
  • House of Representatives, 2010-2018

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Dental Association, Legislative Service Award, 2016
  • Progress Florida, Florida Watch Action and America Votes, Champion of Florida's Middle Class, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Florida Association of Counties, County Champion Award, 2015
  • Florida League of Cities, Inc., Legislative Appreciation Award, 2014
  • Florida Solar Energy Industries Association, Solar Champion Award, 2014
  • Palm Beach County, National Organization of Women, Susan B. Anthony, Feminist of the Year Award, 2014
  • First Annual National Women's Political Caucus, Legislator of the Year, 2013


  • Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce
  • Emily's List
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Greater Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Lantana Chamber of Commerce
  • Palm Beach County Women's Chamber of Commerce
  • South Palm Beach County Jewish Federation Women's Division, Board Member

Biographical Information

Occupation: Attorney
Spouse: Jeffrey Ganeles of Plainview, NY
Children: Caryn Ganeles, Steven Ganeles
  • Tufts University, B.A., 1980
  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1983
    • Journal of International Law
  • University of Miami, General Educational Development, LLM-Estate Planning, 2002
Born: June 27 in New York, New York. Moved to Florida in 1958.
Religious Affiliation: Jewish
Recreation: Skiing, travel, tennis, reading
Consists of part of Palm Beach county

Date Proposed Bill Title
Sponsored Bills Policy Area
Date Sponsored Date Proposed Bill Title
Cosponsored Bills Policy Area
Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Senator 31 Senate Tallahassee
Introduced House
Passed House
Introduced Senate
Passed Senate
To President
Became Law
Vote Date Vote Bill Title
Name Position Date Joined Branch
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
District (561) 292-6014
Capitol (850) 487-5031