MERRITT ISLAND, FL – Today, Tyler Sirois (R-Merritt Island), candidate for State Representative for Florida House District 51, announced he raised over $25,000 in the first month of his campaign.

“I am humbled by the outpouring of support from Brevard voters in our campaign’s first month. I am proud all of our contributions came from here in Brevard County,” said Sirois.

“House District 51 is where I grew up, and I am excited to have the opportunity to serve Florida’s Space Coast in the Legislature. Our district has amazing people, beautiful beaches, and several major economic engines, including Kennedy Space Center and Port Canaveral. I look forward to the weeks and months ahead as we grow our campaign and talk with District 51 residents about our message of low taxes, fiscal responsibility, protecting the Second Amendment, and bringing more jobs to Brevard County,” Sirois continued.

Tyler Sirois is a Brevard County native. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Office of the State Attorney for Florida’s Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, where he oversees a $19 million budget, supporting nearly 300 employees in Brevard and Seminole Counties. Tyler was appointed to the position by State Attorney Phil Archer in 2013. Tyler is also the President of the Board of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard, a nonprofit dedicated to providing medical and counseling services to support abused and neglected children. A graduate of Florida State University, Tyler is married to Katy Lynn of Tallahassee. Together, they have two children, Emma Kate, 3, and Jack, 9 months.

Florida House District 51 encompasses Central Brevard County. It includes Cocoa, Rockledge, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, and Cocoa Beach. The seat is currently held by Representative Tom Goodson, who is unable to run again due to term limits. The seat was also previously held by Speaker Steve Crisafulli. House District 51 has nearly 115,000 registered voters, with a partisan breakdown of 43% Republican, 32% Democrat, and 25% Independent.