Florida's 23rd congressional district

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Florida's 23rd congressional district
Florida's 23rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Florida's 23rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (DWeston)
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Florida's 23rd congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located around Miami, Florida. The district stretches from Weston to Miami.[1][2]

From 2003 to 2012, the former 23rd district consisted of a major part of Broward County and parts of Palm Beach county. The district included Pompano Beach, Boynton Beach and Belle Glade.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

History[edit]

Florida's 23rd Congressional District was created after the 1990 U.S. Census. Democrat Alcee Hastings was elected in the first election for the district in 1992 until being redistricted to the 20th Congressional District in 2013.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1993
Alcee Hastings Portrait c111-112th Congress.jpg Alcee Hastings Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2013 103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted to the 20th district
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic January 3, 2013 – 113th Redistricted from the 20th district

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Barack Obama 83 - John McCain 17%
2004 President John Kerry 76 - George W. Bush 24%
2000 President Al Gore 79 - George W. Bush 20%

Election Results[edit]

2002[edit]

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 96,347 77.49%
Republican Charles Laurie 27,986 22.51%
Totals 124,333 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Universal Primary Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 49,284 74.23%
Democratic Keith A. Clayborne 17,106 25.77%
Totals 66,390 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* ' 100.00%
Totals ' 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 172,835 82.18%
Republican Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. 37,431 17.80%
No party Others 40 0.02%
Totals 210,306 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings* 100,066 79.12%
Republican Bernard Sansaricq 26,414 20.88%
Totals 126,480 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013
The former 23rd district covered a major part of Broward County and parts of Palm Beach County.

References[edit]

  1. ^ See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 23rd district: h9047_35x42L.pdf Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 16, 2012.
  2. ^ See the 2013 boundaries of the 23rd district covering southeast Florida in the 2013 districts map: H000C9047_map_se.pdf, for the southeast region of Florida, along the Atlantic Ocean. Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°04′25″N 80°20′46″W / 26.07361°N 80.34611°W / 26.07361; -80.34611