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Florida's 23rd congressional district

 

Florida's 23rd congressional district

Florida's 23rd congressional district
Florida's 23rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Florida's 23rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (DWeston)
Cook PVI D+11

Florida's 23rd congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located around Miami, Florida. The district stretches from Weston to Miami.[1][2]

From 2003 to 2012, the former 23rd district consisted of a major part of Broward County and parts of Palm Beach county. The district included Pompano Beach, Boynton Beach and Belle Glade.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Contents

  • History 1
  • List of representatives 2
  • Voting 3
  • Election Results 4
    • 2002 4.1
    • 2004 4.2
    • 2006 4.3
    • 2008 4.4
    • 2010 4.5
  • Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 23rd congressional district 5
  • Historical district boundaries 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

History

Florida's 23rd Congressional District was created after the 1990 U.S. Census. Democrat Alcee Hastings was elected in the first election for the district in 1992 until being redistricted to the 20th Congressional District in 2013.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1993
Alcee Hastings Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2013 103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted to the 20th district
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic January 3, 2013 – present 113th
114th
Redistricted from the 20th district

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2012 President Barack Obama 62 - Mitt Romney 38%
2008 President Barack Obama 83 - John McCain 17%
2004 President George W. Bush 24%
2000 President George W. Bush 20%

Election Results

2002

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 96,347 77.49
Republican Charles Laurie 27,986 22.51
Total votes 124,333 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2004

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Universal Primary Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 49,284 74.23
Democratic Keith A. Clayborne 17,106 25.77
Total votes 66,390 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2006

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 106,278 100.00
Total votes 106,278 100.00
Voter turnout 100.00%
Democratic hold

2008

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 172,835 82.18
Republican Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. 37,431 17.80
No party Others 40 0.02%
Total votes 210,306 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2010

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 100,066 79.12
Republican Bernard Sansaricq 26,414 20.88
Total votes 126,480 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 23rd congressional district

As of May 2015, there is one former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 23rd congressional district who is currently living at this time.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Alcee Hastings 1993 - 2013 (1936-09-05) September 5, 1936

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013
The former 23rd district covered a major part of Broward County and parts of Palm Beach County.

References

  1. ^ See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 23rd district: h9047_35x42L.pdf Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 16, 2012.
  2. ^ See the 2013 boundaries of the 23rd district covering southeast Florida in the 2013 districts map: H000C9047_map_se.pdf, for the southeast region of Florida, along the Atlantic Ocean. Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 2012.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
  • [1]

External links

  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz's official House of Representatives website

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