Chris Hudson is a recognized political professional with a multitude of accomplishments and extensive experience. His comprehensive background includes campaign management, grassroots organizing, nonprofit work, policy analysis and preparation of legislation while working at both state and federal legislative offices.
He currently serves as Vice President of Government Affairs for Americans for Prosperity and has been with AFP for eight years in various roles.
Prior to working for AFP, Chris spent three years directing government relations for Strategic Advocacy, a public affairs firm as well as the Foundation for Government Accountability, a non-partisan free market think tank. In 2010 Chris served as the Central Florida Field Director for the House majority’s campaign effort, directing more than 20 legislative campaigns along with I-4 Corridor.
Chris was a legislative assistant for Florida State Senator Lee Constantine and prepared policy analysis and draft legislation for the senator’s office on many important issues including public safety, education, energy and transportation.
Chris attended Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts degree in International Relations. He lives in Naples with his wife and two daughters. He is an avid paintball player.
Chris will discuss how the 2022 legislative victories and losses affect the 2024 elections and how the Florida Legislature is driving the conversation around the country in state capitols and in DC