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.
|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 representativesEdit
|District created||January 3, 1993|
|Peter Deutsch||Democratic||January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2005||103rd
|Retired to run for U.S. Senate|
|Debbie Wasserman Schultz||Democratic||January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013||109th
|Redistricted to the 23rd district|
|Alcee Hastings||Democratic||January 3, 2013 – present||113th
|Redistricted from the 23rd district|
|Election results from presidential races|
|2008||President||Barack Obama 63 - John McCain 36%|
|2004||President||John Kerry 63 - George W. Bush 36%|
|2000||President||Al Gore 68 - George W. Bush 30%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz*||191,195||70.19|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz*||124,554||100.00|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz*||202,832||77.48|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz*||100,787||60.15|
Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 20th congressional districtEdit
As of January 2017[update], there are two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 20th congressional district who are currently living at this time.
|Representative||Term in office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Peter Deutsch||1993–2005||April 1, 1957|
|Debbie Wasserman Schultz||2005–2013||September 27, 1966|
Historical district boundariesEdit
- "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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