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Puerto Rico's at-large congressional district

Puerto Rico is represented by a non-voting resident commissioner in the United States House of Representatives. The current resident commissioner is Jenniffer González.

Puerto Rico's at-large congressional district
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Resident Commissioner
  Jenniffer Gonzalez[a]
RSan Juan
Area3,515 sq mi (9,100 km2)
Population (2000)3,808,610
Median income14,412
Ethnicity
Occupation

List of resident commissioners pre-Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto RicoEdit

Resident Commissioner Local Party National Party Dates Electoral history
District created: March 4, 1901
 
Federico Degetau y González
Republican Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1905
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Tulio Larrínaga
Union Party [Data unknown/missing.] March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Luis Muñoz Rivera
Union Party [Data unknown/missing.] March 4, 1911 –
November 15, 1916
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant November 16, 1916 –
August 6, 1917
Special election July 16, 1917
 
Félix L. M. Córdova Dávila
Union Party [Data unknown/missing.] August 7, 1917 –
April 11, 1932
Appointed Puerto Rico Supreme Court justice
Vacant April 12, 1932 –
April 14, 1932
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
José Lorenzo Pesquera
Independent [Data unknown/missing.] April 15, 1932 –
March 3, 1933
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Santiago Iglesias Pantín
Socialist [Data unknown/missing.] March 4, 1933 –
December 5, 1939
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant December 5, 1939 –
December 26, 1939
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Bolívar Pagán
Republican Union [Data unknown/missing.] December 26, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Jesús T. Piñero Jiménez
Popular Democratic Democratic January 3, 1945 –
September 2, 1946
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become Governor of Puerto Rico.

Resident commissioners under the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto RicoEdit

   Popular Democratic Party (6)
   New Progressive Party (6)

US Party Affiliation

   Democratic Party (10)
   Republican Party (2)

Resident Commissioner Party Affiliation
within U.S. politics
Years Electoral history
1  
Antonio Fernós-Isern
Popular Democratic Democratic September 11, 1946 –
January 3, 1965
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
2  
Santiago Polanco Abreu
Popular Democratic Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1969
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
3  
Jorge Luis Córdova
New Progressive Democratic January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1973
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
4  
Jaime Benítez
Popular Democratic Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1977
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
5  
Baltasar Corrada del Río
New Progressive Democratic January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1985
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
6  
Jaime Fuster
Popular Democratic Democratic January 3, 1985 –
March 3, 1992
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.
7  
Antonio Colorado
Popular Democratic Democratic March 4, 1992 –
January 3, 1993
Appointed to finish Fuster's term.
Lost re-election.
8  
Carlos Romero Barceló
New Progressive Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2001
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
9  
Aníbal Acevedo Vilá
Popular Democratic Democratic January 3, 2001 –
January 3, 2005
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Puerto Rico.
10  
Luis Fortuño
New Progressive Republican January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2009
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Puerto Rico.
11  
Pedro Pierluisi
New Progressive Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2017
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Puerto Rico.
12  
Jenniffer Gonzalez
New Progressive Republican January 3, 2017 –
present
[Data unknown/missing.]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gonzalez caucuses with the Republican Party.