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Florida's 19th congressional district

NOTE: This district's boundaries were changed in 2016. This map is not presently accurate.

Florida's 19th congressional district
Florida US Congressional District 19 (since 2013).tif
Florida's 19th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Francis Rooney
RNaples
Area1,367[1] sq mi (3,540 km2)
Distribution
  • 96.3[2]% urban
  • 3.7% rural
Population (2016)799,332[3]
Median income$56,828[4]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+13[5]

Florida's 19th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in southwestern Florida. The district includes an area on the west coast of Florida from Fort Myers to Marco Island.

The district is currently represented by Republican Francis Rooney.

Contents

Presidential Election HistoryEdit

Year Results
2008 John McCain 56.8%-42.3%
2012 Mitt Romney 60.5%-38.7%
2016 Donald Trump 59.6%-37.5%

Election resultsEdit

2002Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Wexler* 156,747 72.16
Republican Jack Merkle 60,477 27.84
Total votes 217,224 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2004Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Wexler* 202,345 100.00
Total votes 202,345 100.00
Turnout   100.00
Democratic hold

2006Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Wexler* 178,456 100.00
Total votes 178,456 100.00
Turnout   100.00
Democratic hold

2008Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Wexler* 202,465 66.16
Republican Edward Lynch 83,357 27.24
Independent Benjamin Graber 20,214 6.61
Total votes 306,036 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2010 (Special)Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Special Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Deutch 43,255 62.1
Republican Edward Lynch 24,539 35.2
Total votes 67,794 0.973
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2010Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Deutch* 132,098 62.59
Republican Joe Budd 78,733 37.30
Write-in Others 228 0.11
Total votes 211,059 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2012Edit

Florida 19th Congressional District 2012[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trey Radel 189,833 62.0
Democratic Jim Roach 109,746 35.8
No Party Affiliation Brandon M. Smith 6,637 2.2
Total votes 306,216 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2014 (Special)Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District special election, 2014[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Curt Clawson 66,922 66.9
Democratic April Freeman 29,314 29.3
Libertarian Ray Netherwood 3,729 3.7
Write-in Timothy J. Rossano 24 0.0
Total votes 99,989 100.0
Republican hold

2014Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2014)[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Curt Clawson* 159,354 64.6
Democratic April Freeman 80,824 32.7
Libertarian Ray Netherwood 6,671 2.7
Write-in Timothy J. Rossano 12 0.0
Total votes 246,861 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2016Edit

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2016)[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Francis Rooney 239,225 65.9
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 123,812 34.1
Write-in David Byron 109 0
Write-in Timothy John Rossano 20 0
Total votes 363,166 100.00
Republican hold

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1983
  Dante Fascell Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 15th district, Retired
  Harry Johnston Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 103rd
104th
Redistricted from the 14th district, Retired
  Robert Wexler Democratic January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2010 105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th}
Resigned to become president of the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation
Vacant January 3, 2010 – April 13, 2010 111th Florida's 19th congressional district special election, 2010
  Ted Deutch Democratic April 13, 2010 – January 3, 2013 111th
112th
Redistricted to the 21st district
  Trey Radel Republican January 3, 2013 – January 27, 2014 113th Resigned
Vacant January 27, 2014 – June 24, 2014 Florida's 19th congressional district special election, 2014
Curt Clawson Republican June 24, 2014 – January 3, 2017 113th
114th
Retired[10]
  Francis Rooney Republican January 3, 2017 – present 115th
116th
Incumbent

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2017, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 19th congressional district who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Harry Johnston 1993–1997 (1931-12-02) December 2, 1931 (age 87)
Robert Wexler 1997–2010 (1961-01-02) January 2, 1961 (age 58)
Ted Deutch* 2010–2013 (1966-05-07) May 7, 1966 (age 53)
Trey Radel 2013–2014 (1976-04-20) April 20, 1976 (age 43)
Curt Clawson 2014–2017 (1959-09-28) September 28, 1959 (age 59)

*Still serving in Congress from a different district.

Historical district boundariesEdit

From 2003 to 2013, the 19th district was based in South Florida. The district included parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties, including the cities of Coral Springs, Margate, and Greenacres.

 
2003–2013
The former 19th district covered parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties.

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=19
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=19
  5. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  6. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results: November 6, 2012 General Election". Florida Department of State Department of Elections. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
  7. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results: June 24, 2014 Special General Congressional 19". Florida Department of State Department of Elections. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  8. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results: November 4, 2014 General Election". Florida Department of State Department of Elections. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  9. ^ ""Florida Department of State Division of Elections"".
  10. ^ King, Ledyard (May 20, 2016). "U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson won't seek re-election". The News-Press. Retrieved June 16, 2016.

Coordinates: 26°25′54″N 81°54′24″W / 26.43167°N 81.90667°W / 26.43167; -81.90667