Libertarian Party of Florida candidate for Florida House District 28, Franklin Perez, beat two Republican Party candidates in a Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) straw poll on July 30, 2014. The straw poll was conducted in Orlando, Florida at its 2014 Political Hob Nob at the Doubletree by Hilton at SeaWorld. Perez won the straw poll with 81 votes compared to Republicans Jason Broduer and Kathryn Townsend.
The straw poll did not include Gubernatorial candidates Adrian Wyllie or Nan Rich. It included only Charlie Crist and Rick Scott. Charlie Crist won the straw poll 140 to 130.