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Puerto Rico Senatorial district VII

Map of Puerto Rico, highlighting Senatorial District VII

Puerto Rico Senatorial District VII, also known as the Senatorial District of Humacao, is one of the eight senatorial districts of Puerto Rico. It is currently represented by José Luis Dalmau and Miguel Laureano (from the Popular Democratic Party (Puerto Rico) and New Progressive Party (Puerto Rico) respectively).

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District profileEdit

The Senatorial District VII has an approximate population of 462,914.[1] It covers the following municipalities:

In previous distributions, the territory covered by the Senatorial District VII has changed. In 1972, the District included the municipalities of Río Grande, Luquillo, Fajardo, and Ceiba. However, it didn't include Arroyo, Maunabo, or Patillas. In 1983, Aguas Buenas, Arroyo, Maunabo, and Patillas were reassigned to the District, while Río Grande, Luquillo, and Fajardo were reassigned to the District of Carolina. In the 1991 redistribution, Ceiba was assigned to the District of Carolina.[2]

In the 2002 redistribution, Arroyo was assigned to the District of Guayama,[3] and in the 2011 redistribution, Aguas Buenas was reassigned to the District of San Juan.

Election resultsEdit

2012Edit

Puerto Rican general election, 2012[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) José Luis Dalmau 117,610 26.37 +2.65
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Jorge Suárez 114,165 25.60 +2.88
New Progressive Party (PNP) José Ramón Díaz 98,361 22.06 -2.02
New Progressive Party (PNP) Luz M. Santiago 97,800 21.93 -2.14
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Maritza Algarín Sepúlveda 5,552 1.24
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Juan "Cholo" Lebrón 5,081 1.14 +0.18
Movimiento Unión Soberanista (MUS) Vilma Calderón Jiménez 2,417 0.54
Worker's People Party of Puerto Rico (PPT) Carlos R. Mercado Cotto 1,378 0.31
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) José Luis "Tito" Dones 797 0.18
Total votes 445,970 100

2008Edit

Puerto Rican general election, 2008[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Progressive Party (PNP) José Ramón Díaz 117,408 24.08%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Luz M. Santiago 117,341 24.07
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) José Luis Dalmau 115,612 23.72 -0.30
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Jorge Suárez 110,777 22.72
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Sylvia Roldán Cruz 7,227 1.48
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Angel Nieves Rivera 6,740 1.38
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Felícita Cotto Ortíz 4,865 1.00
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Juan Lebrón López 4,678 0.96
Total votes 487,476 100.0

2004Edit

Puerto Rican general election, 2004[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) José Luis Dalmau 119,859 24.38% +0.18
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Sixto Hernández Serrano 118,329 24.07 +0.07
New Progressive Party (PNP) Pickie Díaz 115,829 23.56
New Progressive Party (PNP) Rafy Uceta 114,679 23.33
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Raúl Tirado 10,413 2.12
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Víctor Torres Ortíz 10,021 2.04 -0.66
Total votes 491,590 100.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Distritos Senatoriales 2011 Archived 2012-04-26 at the Wayback Machine on RedistribucionElectoral2010
  2. ^ Distribución de Distritos Senatoriales: Redistribuciones de 1983 y 1991 on ElectionsPuertoRico
  3. ^ Distribución de Distritos Senatoriales y Representativos 2002 on ElectionsPuertoRico
  4. ^ "Senadores por Distrito, Resultados Distrito Senatorial Humacao VII". State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico. 2012-11-09. Archived from the original on 2012-11-30. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  5. ^ "Senadores por Distrito, Resultados Distrito Senatorial Humacao VII". State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico. 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2011-12-05.
  6. ^ "Senadores por Distrito, Resultados Distrito Senatorial Humacao VII". State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico. Retrieved 2011-12-10.

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