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Florida's 14th congressional district

Florida's 14th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress and was reassigned in 2012, effective January 2013, to western Hillsborough County, Florida and Manatee County. After the district boundaries were changed in 2016, it is located entirely inside of Hillsborough County.[6][7] The district includes most of Tampa.

Florida's 14th congressional district
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Florida's 14th congressional district - since January 3, 2017
Representative
  Kathy Castor
DTampa
Area366[1] sq mi (950 km2)
Distribution
  • 99.3[2]% urban
  • 0.7% rural
Population (2016)769,968[3]
Median income$51,774[4]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+7[5]

The former 14th district, in 2003–2012, was located in the Gulf Coast region in Southwestern Florida and included all of Lee County and portions of Charlotte and Collier counties. Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral and part of Port Charlotte were located in the district.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Kathy Castor.

Contents

Presidential electionsEdit

List of members representing the districtEdit

The district was created in 1973.

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
 
Claude Pepper
Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1983
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 11th district.

Redistricted to the 18th district.
 
Daniel A. Mica
Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1989
98th
99th
100th
Redistricted from the 11th district.

Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Harry Johnston
Democratic January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 1993
101st
102nd
Redistricted to the 19th district.
 
Porter Goss
Republican January 3, 1993 –
September 23, 2004
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
Redistricted from the 13th district.

Resigned to become Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Vacant September 23, 2004 –
January 3, 2005
 
Connie Mack IV
Republican January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2013
109th
110th
111th
112th
Resigned after running for U.S. Senate.
 
Kathy Castor
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 11th district.

Election resultsEdit

2002Edit

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Porter J. Goss* 232,566 100.00
Total votes 232,566 100.00
Turnout   100.00
Republican hold

2004Edit

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV 226,662 67.59
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 108,672 32.41
Total votes 335,334 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006Edit

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV* 151,615 64.37
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 83,920 35.63
Total votes 235,535 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008Edit

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV* 224,602 59.44
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 93,590 24.77
Independent Burt Saunders 54,750 14.49
Independent Jeff George 4,949 1.31
Total votes 377,891 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2010Edit

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV* 188,341 68.57
Democratic James Lloyd Roach 74,525 27.13
Independent William Maverick St. Claire 11,825 4.31
Total votes 274,691 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2012Edit

Following the 2010 United States Census, the Florida 11th congressional district was renumbered into the 14th congressional district, and Kathy Castor became the incumbent.

Florida 14th Congressional District 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kathy Castor (Incumbent) 197,121 70.2
Republican Evelio "EJ" Otero 83,480 29.8
Total votes 280,601 100.0

2014Edit

Kathy Castor, the incumbent Representative for Florida's 14th Congressional District, stood unopposed in the 2014 election.

2016Edit

Florida’s 14th congressional district election, 2016 [9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kathy Castor (incumbent) 195,789 61.79
Republican Christine Quinn 121,088 38.21
Total votes 316,877 100
Democratic hold

2018Edit

Kathy Castor, the incumbent Representative for Florida's 14th Congressional District, stood unopposed in the 2018 election.

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2017, there are four former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 14th congressional district who are currently living at this time. The most recent to die was Claude Pepper on May 30, 1989

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Harry Johnston 1989–1993 (1931-12-02) December 2, 1931 (age 87)
Porter Goss 1993–2004 (1938-11-26) November 26, 1938 (age 80)
Connie Mack IV 2005–2013 (1967-08-12) August 12, 1967 (age 51)
Dan Mica 1983 - 1989 (1944-02-04) February 4, 1944 (age 75)

Historical district boundariesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Congressional Plan--SC14-1905 (Ordered by The Florida Supreme Court, 2-December-2015)" (PDF). Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=14
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=14
  5. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  6. ^ See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 14th district covering Sumter County, Hernando to Marion County: h9047_35x42L.pdf Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 16, 2012.
  7. ^ See 2013 borders of 14th district in the 2013 districts map: H000C9047_map_bb.pdf, for the Big Bend region of Florida. Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 2012.
  8. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results". Florida Department of State Department of Elections. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
  9. ^ "2016 General Election November 8, 2016 Official Results". Florida Division of Elections. November 8, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.

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