Name: Robert Moates
Place of residence: Bradenton
Previous elected office: None
Profession: American government and economics teacher at Lakewood Ranch High; heads up the school's business and technology small learning community.
Other community service: Kiwanis Club, Manatee Young Professionals, Manatee Chamber of Commerce, and the Lakewood Ranch Mustang Baseball Club.
Family: Parents Dave and Karen, brothers Allan and Jeff, sister-in-law Ashley Flynt, and nephews Jackson and Oliver. Moates is single.