Florida's 18th congressional district

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Florida's 18th congressional district
Florida's 18th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Florida's 18th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Patrick Murphy (DJupiter)
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Florida's 18th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in southeastern Florida. The district includes an area stretching from Ft. Pierce to Palm Beach.

From 2003 to 2012, it was based in South Florida. The district included portions of Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The Miami-Dade section included most of the city of Miami, the South Beach section of Miami Beach, and many of the southern Miami suburbs, including Coral Gables and Coral Terrace. The Monroe County section of the district included all of the Florida Keys.

As of 2012, the district contains the whole of St. Lucie County and Martin County as well as the northeastern part of Palm Beach County.[1]

The district is currently represented by Democrat Patrick Murphy.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1983
Claude Denson Pepper.jpg Claude Pepper Democratic January 3, 1983 – May 30, 1989 98th
99th
100th
101st
Redistricted from the 14th district, Died
Vacant May 30, 1989 - August 29, 1989 101st
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.jpg Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican August 29, 1989 – January 3, 2013 101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted to the 27th district
Patrick Murphy, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Patrick Murphy Democratic January 3, 2013 – 113th

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 56 - Al Gore 42%
2004 President George W. Bush 54 - John Kerry 45%
2008 President Barack Obama 51 - John McCain 49%

Election Results[edit]

2002[edit]

Florida's 18th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen* 103,512 69.11%
Democratic Ray Chote 42,852 28.61%
Independent Orin Opperman 3,423 2.29%
Totals 149,787 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

Florida's 18th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen* 143,647 64.73%
Democratic Sam Sheldon 78,281 35.27%
Totals 221,928 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

Florida's 18th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen* 79,631 62.15%
Democratic Dave Patlak 48,499 37.85%
Totals 128,130 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008[edit]

Florida's 18th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen* 140,617 57.87%
Democratic Annette Taddeo 102,372 41.11%
Totals 242,989 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2010[edit]

Florida's 18th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen* 102,360 68.89%
Democratic Rolando A. Banciella 46,235 31.11%
Totals 148,595 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2012[edit]

Florida's 22nd Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patrick Murphy 166,799 50.4%
Republican Allen B. West* 164,370 49.6%
Totals 331,169 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

References[edit]

  1. ^ Florida Redistricted Map, 2012 Retrieved June 14, 2013

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°08′18″N 80°22′46″W / 27.13833°N 80.37944°W / 27.13833; -80.37944