About Lee

The Mangold Family Lee, Erin, Alyson, and EmmaLee Mangold is a Central Florida native and a progressive Democrat. Over the course of his life, he has watched the area evolve from orange groves and single lane streets to the cities and highways we see today. Lee spent 14 years working as a government contractor developing training systems and cybersecurity technologies for the Army, Air Force, DHS, and other government agencies. He earned his Doctorate in Computer and Information Security, owns a Central Florida based cybersecurity company, is an adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida, and manages and participates in multiple non-profit organizations.

Lee will bring rational thinking and scientific rigor to the state legislature. Legislation should be created based on fact, not on ideas. Lee will use his background in scientific research to make informed decisions on various issues important to the District, including:

  • Strong and Affordable Public Education
  • Equal Rights for All
  • Creating Jobs & Protecting Workers
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Responsible Gun Ownership
  • The Right to Choose
  • Common Sense Drug Enforcement
  • Environmental Protection
  • Affordable and Accessible Medical Care
  • Cybersecurity and Defense

 We Floridians are a diverse collection of people and businesses - not numbers. Lee vows to represent his constituents in District 28 in a manner that ensures we are building a better government that supports the people. Read more about some of the issues important to Lee.

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  • Upcoming events

    Oviedo-Winter Springs Christmas Parade

    When: Saturday, December 09, 2017 at 02:30 PM
    Where: Oviedo on the Park in Oviedo, FL

    Join Candidate Lee Mangold for House District 28 and the SemDems as we walk in this fun and festive holiday parade hosted by the Oviedo-Winter Springs Chamber of Commerce! Wear your Lee Mangold t-shirt, SemDems shirt, or holiday attire, and your walking shoes. Please plan to arrive at 2:30PM. We encourage you all to bring a friend (or the family!) and join in the fun. Please RSVP either here or on Facebook so we know you’re attending. 

    Please note that the parade STARTS at the Aquatic Center and ENDS at Oviedo on the Park. 

    Who's attending

    Alive After 5

    When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    Where: Downtown Sanford in Sanford, FL

    Join us for Sanford's December Alive After 5 street party! This will be a clipboard style event where we will be walking around talking to potential voters and getting petitions signed. We encourage you to bring a friend! 


    AA5 is Central Florida’s largest recurring monthly street party with live music, local artists, food and craft beers in a beautiful historic town.

    Date/Time: The second Thursday of each month, 5-8pm, rain or shine
    Location:  Downtown Sanford, Fl  @ 230 East First Street
    Free admission!

    Enjoy:  Great local restaurants, art galleries, gift shops, antique stores, nightlife and a variety of other unique businesses.