The 27th district is located in far South Florida, inside Miami-Dade County and contain portions of the cities of Miami and Hialeah.Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the longtime incumbent Congresswoman from the 18th district, was seated January 2013 in the redistricted district.
^See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 26th district covering Monroe County and Miami-Dade County: h9047_35x42L.pdfCongressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 16, 2012.
^See the 2013 boundaries of the 26th district, covering Monroe County and western Miami-Dade in the 2013 districts map: H000C9047_map_se.pdf, for the southeast region of Florida. Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 2012.