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 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* ' 100.00%
Totals ' 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%
Totals 200,408 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

Florida's 20th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz* ' 100.00%
Totals ' 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%
Totals 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%
Totals 167,567 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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