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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[1]
RSan Juan
Area3,515 sq mi (9,100 km2)
Population (2000)3,808,610
Median income14,412
Ethnicity
Occupation

Resident Commissioners Pre-Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto RicoEdit

Resident Commissioner Local Party National Party Dates Notes
District created: March 4, 1901
  Federico Degetau y González Republican Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1905 Declined to run
  Tulio Larrínaga Union Party March 4, 1905 - March 3, 1911 Declined to run
  Luis Muñoz Rivera Union Party March 4, 1911 - November 15, 1916 Died
Vacant November 16, 1916 - August 6, 1917 Special election July 16, 1917
  Félix L. M. Córdova Dávila Union Party August 7, 1917 - April 11, 1932 Appointed Puerto Rico Supreme Court justice
Vacant April 12, 1932 - April 14, 1932
  José Lorenzo Pesquera Independent April 15, 1932 - March 3, 1933 Declined to run
  Santiago Iglesias Pantín Socialist March 4, 1933 - December 5, 1939 Died
Vacant December 5, 1939 - December 26, 1939
  Bolívar Pagán Republican Union December 26, 1939 - January 3, 1945 Declined to run
  Jesús T. Piñero Jiménez Popular Democratic Democratic January 3, 1945 - September 2, 1946 Appointed 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 Years Party Affiliation
within U.S. politics
Electoral history
1  
Antonio Fernós-Isern
September 11, 1946 –
January 3, 1965
  Popular Democratic Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
2  
Santiago Polanco Abreu
January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1969
  Popular Democratic Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
3  
Jorge Luis Córdova
January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1973
  New Progressive Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
4  
Jaime Benítez
January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1977
  Popular Democratic Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
5  
Baltasar Corrada del Río
January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1985
  New Progressive Democratic Elected mayor of San Juan, PR
6  
Jaime Fuster
January 3, 1985 –
March 3, 1992
  Popular Democratic Democratic Appointed Puerto Rico Supreme Court justice
7  
Antonio Colorado
March 4, 1992 –
January 3, 1993
  Popular Democratic Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
8  
Carlos Romero Barceló
January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2001
  New Progressive Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
9  
Aníbal Acevedo Vilá
January 3, 2001 –
January 3, 2005
  Popular Democratic Democratic Elected Governor of Puerto Rico
10  
Luis Fortuño
January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2009
  New Progressive Republican Elected Governor of Puerto Rico
11  
Pedro Pierluisi
January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2017
  New Progressive Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
Retired in 2016 to run for Governor of Puerto Rico
12  
Jenniffer Gonzalez
January 3, 2017 –
Present
  New Progressive Republican [Data unknown/missing.]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ In the 115th Congress, Gonzalez caucuses with the Republican Party.