About Chuck

Chuck O'NealChuck O’Neal (D-Apopka) is a proud Democrat, entrepreneur and environmental advocate from Apopka, Florida.

Chuck grew up in Winter Park, Florida attending six years of public school at Brookshire Elementary and six years of private school at Trinity Prep. Chuck then graduated from Duke University with majors in Mathematics and Public Policy. After graduating, he started and managed numerous small businesses including real estate appraising and local television production. Since 1997, Chuck has been the president of a residential investment company that refurbishes older homes and rents them out to people from various backgrounds and walks of life.

1998 was the year that Chuck made the best decision of his life when he married his best friend and partner, Doris Carrero. They currently live in Apopka, near Wekiva Springs State Park.



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Tallahassee to shut down one of two hydroelectric plants in Florida

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A Florida first: South Miami to require solar on new homes

The future is now!

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Floridians United to Save Our Bears

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Timeline Photos

The solar family. Can you pick out the two doctors in this photo?

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What would think about Orange County adopting an ordinance requiring all new homes to either have the ability to generate their own electricity – or – purchase sufficient capacity from a solar or wind..

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Bill expanding renewable energy tax break in Florida becomes law

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Timeline Photos

At last night’s meeting, we announced the start of our team project – to build solar homes at a price that the majority of Central Floridians can afford. This will enable families to move out of apartment..

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Saving Lives and Money: The Potential of Solar to Replace Coal

Why solar makes sense in so many ways: “Tens of thousands of Americans die prematurely each year from air pollution-related diseases associated with burning coal. By transitioning to solar photovoltaics..

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Fact vs. Fiction: How Renewables Outshine Fracking

Next legislative session, fracking in Florida will again be on the table. The destruction of our aquifer, our water supply, will be up for bids. This is why it is so important to organically build a team..

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Last year I campaigned on the platform of creating clean energy jobs by making this district the solar hub of Florida. This year I’m just doing it. If you know anyone who needs steady income with a great..

171 likes, 14 comments3 months ago