Florida's 20th congressional district

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Florida's 20th congressional district
Florida's 20th congressional district – since January 3, 2013
Florida's 20th congressional district – since January 3, 2013
Current Representative Alcee Hastings (DMiramar)
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Florida's 20th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in southeast Florida. The district includes Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. It also includes a vast area inland to the southeastern shores of Lake Okeechobee, including the community of Belle Glade.

From 2003 to 2012, the 20th district took in parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The district was based in Fort Lauderdale and included many of its suburbs including Davie.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Alcee Hastings.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1993
Reppeterdeutsch.jpg Peter Deutsch Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2005 103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013 109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted to the 23rd district
Alcee Hastings Portrait c111-112th Congress.jpg Alcee Hastings Democratic January 3, 2013 – 113th
114th
Redistricted from the 23rd district

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Barack Obama 63 - John McCain 36%
2004 President John Kerry 63 - George W. Bush 36%
2000 President Al Gore 68 - George W. Bush 30%

Election results[edit]

2002[edit]

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter Deutsch* 96,787 100.00
Total votes 96,787 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* 191,195 70.19
Republican Margaret Hostetter 81,213 29.81
Total votes 200,408 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* 124,554 100.00
Total votes 124,544 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* 202,832 77.48
Independent Margaret Hostetter 58,958 22.52
Total votes 261,790 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* 100,787 60.15
Republican Karen Harrington 63,845 38.10
Independent Stanley Blumenthal 1,663 0.99
Independent Bob Kunst 1,272 0.76
Total votes 167,567 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 20th congressional district[edit]

As of May 2015, there are two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 20th congressional district who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Peter Deutsch 1993–2005 (1957-04-01) April 1, 1957 (age 58)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz 2005–2013 (1966-09-27) September 27, 1966 (age 48)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013
The former 20th district covered parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°30′32″N 80°40′38″W / 26.50889°N 80.67722°W / 26.50889; -80.67722