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Florida's 25th congressional district

Florida's 25th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Florida. The district stretches from suburbs west of Miami west along the northern border of The Everglades along Alligator Alley to communities east of Naples and Marco Island. The district has a large Cuban American population, making up 44.3% of the population, the most of any district in the country

Florida's 25th congressional district
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Florida's 25th congressional district - since January 3, 2017
Representative
  Mario Diaz-Balart
RMiami
Area3,678[1] sq mi (9,530 km2)
Distribution
  • 94.4[2]% urban
  • 5.6% rural
Population (2016)763,628[3]
Median income$50,120[4]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+4[5]

The prior 25th district, from 2003 through 2012, stretched across a great swath of the Everglades and included parts of Collier, Miami-Dade, and Hendry counties. It took in the Miami-Dade municipalities of Homestead, Leisure City, and Cutler Bay. Much of this area is now the 26th District, while the current 25th is a reconfiguration of what had been the 21st District from 1993 to 2013.

The district is currently represented by Republican Mario Diaz-Balart.

Contents

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history Geography
District created January 3, 2003
 
Mario Diaz-Balart
Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2011
108th
109th
110th
111th
Elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Moved to the 21st district and re-elected.
 
2003 - 2013
 
David Rivera
Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
112th Elected in 2010.
Redistricted to the 26th district and lost re-election.
 
Mario Diaz-Balart
Republican January 3, 2013 –
Present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
 
2013 – 2017
 
2017 – Present

Election resultsEdit

2002Edit

Florida's 25th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mario Diaz-Balart 81,845 64.65
Democratic Annie Betancourt 44,757 35.35
Total votes 126,602 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004Edit

Florida's 25th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mario Diaz-Balart 100.00
Total votes 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006Edit

Florida's 25th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mario Diaz-Balart 60,765 58.47
Democratic Michael Calderin 43,168 41.53
Total votes 103,933 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008Edit

Florida's 25th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mario Diaz-Balart 130,891 53.05
Democratic Joe Garcia 115,820 46.95
Total votes 246,711 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2010Edit

Florida's 25th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Rivera 74,859 52.15
Democratic Joe Garcia 61,138 42.59
Independent Roly Arrojo 4,312 3.00
Independent Craig Porter 3,244 2.26
Total votes 143,553 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold
  • NOTE: Rory Arrojo ran as a candidate on the Tea Party platform on the ballot.
  • NOTE: Craig Porter ran as a candidate on the Florida Whig Party platform on the ballot.

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2017, there is one former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 25th congressional district who is currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
David Rivera 2011–2013 (1965-09-16) September 16, 1965 (age 53)

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=25
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=25
  5. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

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