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Was a member of the Florida House of Representatives. In November 2000, Benson became the first Republican elected to the District 3 seat, succeeding Democrat DeeDee Ritchie. On December 28, 2006, Florida’s Governor-elect Charlie Crist appointed Benson to the position of Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. On December 31, 2006, Benson resigned from the Florida House of Representatives, ending her legislative service to the State of Florida.