Florida's 23rd congressional district
Florida's 23rd congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located outside Miami, Florida. The district includes Weston, Aventura, and Surfside. The district also includes Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport and Nova Southeastern University.
|Florida's 23rd congressional district|
Florida's 23rd congressional district since January 3, 2017
|Area||259 sq mi (670 km2)|
In 2016, it covers parts of Broward and Miami-Dade, including Miami Beach. From 2003 to 2012, the former 23rd district consisted of a major part of Broward County and parts of Palm Beach county. The district included Pompano Beach, Boynton Beach and Belle Glade.
Florida's 23rd Congressional District was created after the 1990 U.S. Census. Democrat Alcee Hastings was elected in the first election for the district in 1992 until being redistricted to the 20th Congressional District in 2013.
List of members representing the districtEdit
|Electoral history||District location|
|District created||January 3, 1993|
|Democratic||January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted to the 20th district.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
|Democratic||January 3, 2013 –
|Redistricted from the 20th district.
Results in statewide racesEdit
|2004||President||John Kerry 76% – George W. Bush 24%|
|2008||President||Barack Obama 83% – John McCain 17%|
|2012||President||Barack Obama 62% – Mitt Romney 38%|
|2016||President||Hillary Clinton 62% – Donald Trump 36%|
|Democratic||Alcee Hastings (Incumbent)||96,347||77.49%|
|Democratic||Alcee Hastings (Incumbent)||49,284||74.23%|
|Democratic||Keith A. Clayborne||17,106||25.77%|
|Democratic||Alcee Hastings (Incumbent)||106,278||100.00%|
|Democratic||Alcee Hastings (Incumbent)||172,835||82.18%|
|Republican||Marion D. Thorpe, Jr.||37,431||17.80%|
|No party||April Cook||40||0.02%|
|Democratic||Alcee Hastings (Incumbent)||100,066||79.12%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz||174,205||63.25%|
|No party||Ilya Katz||3,129||1.13%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent)||103,269||62.67%|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent)||183,225||56.70%|
|No party||Don Endriss||5,180||1.60|
|No party||Lyle Milstein||3,897||1.21|
|Democratic||Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent)||161,611||58.5%|
|No party||Tim Canova||13,697||5.0|
|No party||Don Endriss||1,612||0.6|
Living former memberEdit
As of January 2017[update], there is one living former member of the House from the district.
|Representative||Term in office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Alcee Hastings||1993–2013||September 5, 1936|
- "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.
- See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 23rd district: h9047_35x42L.pdf Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 16, 2012.
- See the 2013 boundaries of the 23rd district covering southeast Florida in the 2013 districts map: H000C9047_map_se.pdf, for the southeast region of Florida, along the Atlantic Ocean. Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 2012.
- "August 30, 2016 Primary Election Democratic Primary - Official Results". Florida Department of State Division of Elections. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
- "Debbie Wasserman Schultz Tops Tim Canova in District 23 Race". NBC Miami. Retrieved 31 July 2017.