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Florida's 20th congressional district

Florida's 20th congressional district
Florida's 20th congressional district – since January 3, 2013
Florida's 20th congressional district – since January 3, 2013
Current Representative Alcee Hastings (DMiramar)
Cook PVI D+28

Florida's 20th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in southeast Florida. The district includes Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. It also includes a vast area inland to the southeastern shores of Lake Okeechobee, including the community of Belle Glade.

From 2003 to 2012, the 20th district took in parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The district was based in Fort Lauderdale and included many of its suburbs including Davie.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Alcee Hastings.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1993
Peter Deutsch Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2005 103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013 109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted to the 23rd district
Alcee Hastings Democratic January 3, 2013 – 113th Redistricted from the 23rd district

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Barack Obama 63 - John McCain 36%
2004 President George W. Bush 36%
2000 President George W. Bush 30%

Election results

2002

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter Deutsch* ' 100.00%
Totals ' 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2004

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* 191,195 70.19%
Republican Margaret Hostetter 81,213 29.81%
Totals 200,408 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2006

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* ' 100.00%
Totals ' 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2008

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* 202,832 77.48%
Independent Margaret Hostetter 58,958 22.52%
Totals 261,790 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2010

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* 100,787 60.15%
Republican Karen Harrington 63,845 38.10%
Independent Stanley Blumenthal 1,663 0.99%
Independent Bob Kunst 1,272 0.76%
Totals 167,567 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013
The former 20th district covered parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

References

  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

External links

  • Rep. Alcee Hastings' official House of Representatives website

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