Florida's 20th congressional district
Florida's 20th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in southeast Florida. The district includes most of the majority-black precincts in and around 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. The district also includes Palm Beach International Airport.
|Florida's 20th congressional district|
Florida's 20th congressional district – since January 3, 2017
|Area||2,406 sq mi (6,230 km2)|
|Population (2016)||794,621 |
List of members representing the districtEdit
|Electoral history||District location|
|District created||January 3, 1993|
|Democratic||January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2005
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
|Democratic||January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
|Democratic||January 3, 2013 –
|Redistricted from the 23rd district.||2013–2017|
Recent results in statewide electionsEdit
|2000||U.S. President||Al Gore 68% - George W. Bush 30%|
|2004||U.S. President||John Kerry 63% - George W. Bush 36%|
|2008||U.S. President||Barack Obama 63% - John McCain 36%|
|Democratic||Peter Deutsch (Incumbent)||96,787||100.00%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent)||191,195||70.19%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent)||124,554||100.00%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent)||202,832||77.48%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent)||100,787||60.15%|
Living former membersEdit
As of January 2017[update], there are two living former members of the House from the district.
|Representative||Term in office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Peter Deutsch||1993–2005||April 1, 1957|
|Debbie Wasserman Schultz||2005–2013||September 27, 1966|
- "Congressional Plan--SC14-1905 (Ordered by The Florida Supreme Court, 2-December-2015)" (PDF). Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
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