United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2010

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2010 election results by district

The 2010 congressional elections in Florida were held on November 2, 2010 to determine who will represent the state of Florida in the United States House of Representatives. Representatives are elected for two-year terms; those elected will serve in the 112th Congress from January 2011 until January 2013. Florida has twenty-five seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census, and it likely to remain at that number until there is a possible addition of two more congressional seats in 2012.

A large majority of the incumbents sought re-election on November 2, and only the 12th district and the 17th district are open races. Upon the resignation of Robert Wexler, a special election was held in April to determine the new representative of 19th district. The winner of that race was Ted Deutch of the Democratic Party, who is seeking re-election on November 2.

Overview[edit]

The table below shows the total number and percentage of votes, as well as the number of seats gained and lost by each political party in the election for the United States House of Representatives in Florida. In addition, the voter turnout and the number of votes not valid will be listed below.

United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2010[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 2,234,534 55.6% 19 +4
Democratic 1,528,756 38.1% 6 -4
Others 255,131 6.3% 0 +/-0
Valid votes
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 4,018,421 100% 25
Voter turnout

Congressional districts[edit]

District 1[edit]

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Republican incumbent Jeff Miller has represented this western Florida Panhandle congressional district since winning a special election in 2001. Jeff Miller sought re-election, and won by a landslide against challenging Independents Joe Cantrell and John Krause. Miller was also challenged by Jim Bryan, a qualified write-in candidate.

Race details
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Results[edit]

Florida's 1st congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Miller (Incumbent) 168,899 81%
Independent Joe Cantrell 22,763 11%
Independent John Krause 17,869 9%
Totals 209,531 100%

District 2*[edit]

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Democratic incumbent Allen Boyd ran for reelection,[2] facing Republican nominee businessman Steve Southerland.[3] Independent candidates Paul C. McKain and Dianne Berryhill were also on the ballot, and Ray Netherwood qualified as a write-in candidate.

In addition, Green Party candidate Steve Wilkie did not qualify for the congressional election.

Boyd won the Democratic primary against State Senate Democratic Leader Alfred Lawson, Jr..[4] Southerland won the Republican primary against Eddie Hendry, Ron McNeil, Barbara F. Olschner and David Scholl.[3] Southerland went on to unseat Boyd in the general election following, among other issues, voter discontent with the incumbent for his support of the policies of the President.

The district, which includes Tallahassee, voted 54%–45% for John McCain in 2008.

Race details
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Polling[edit]

Poll Source Dates Administered Allen Boyd (D) Steve Southerland (R)
The Hill/ANGA October 16–19, 2010 38% 50%
Voter Survey Service October 14–17, 2010 38% 50%
National Research September 29–30, 2010 30% 46%
Tarrance Group April 12–13, 2010 37% 52%

Results[edit]

Florida's 2nd congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Allen Boyd (Incumbent) 104,415 41%
Republican Steve Southerland 134,912 54%
Independent Paul C. McKain 7,058 3%
Independent Dianne Berryhill 5,653 2%
Totals 252,038 100%

District 3[edit]

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Democrat Corrine Brown represents this north central Florida district. She was challenged by Republican nominee Mike Yost and Independent Terry Martin-Back, who Corrine Brown defeated on November 2, 2010.

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Results[edit]

Florida's 3rd congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Corrine Brown (Incumbent) 92,057 63%
Republican Mike Yost 50,107 34%
Independent Terry Martin-Back 4,532 3%
Totals 146,696 100%

District 4[edit]

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This Jacksonville district is represented by Republican Ander Crenshaw. Independent Troy Stanley challenged him.[5] Gary L. Koniz and Deborah "Deb" Katz Pueschel also qualified as write-ins.[6] Crenshaw won the race by a wide margin.

Results[edit]

Florida's 4th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ander Crenshaw (Incumbent) 175,162 77%
Independent Troy Stanley 51,620 23%
Totals 226,782 100%

District 5[edit]

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This was an open seat, as Republican incumbent Ginny Brown-Waite retired, citing health reasons. Hernando County Sheriff Rich Nugent won the Republican primary to face Democrat businessman Jim Piccillo (campaign site, PVS, FEC), a former Republican and political novice.[7] Nugent defeated Piccillo in the general election.

Results[edit]

Florida's 5th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rich Nugent 208,443 67%
Democratic Jim Piccillo 100,649 33%
Totals 309,092 100%

District 6[edit]

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Republican incumbent Cliff Stearns has held this seat since 1989. He was challenged by Independent candidate Steve Schonberg (campaign site, PVS).[6]

Stearns won against Don Browning (campaign site, PVS) in the Republican primary.

On October 19, 2009 the Florida Whig Party announced that John Annarumma would be their nominee, but he later dropped out.[8][9] Stearns won the general election with 71% of the vote.

Results[edit]

Florida's 6th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cliff Stearns (Incumbent) 178,779 71%
Independent Steve Schonberg 71,381 29%
Totals 250,160 100%

District 7[edit]

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Republican incumbent John Mica has held this district since 1993, and ran for re-election. He was challenged by Democratic nominee Palm Coast Navy veteran and nonprofit CEO Heather Beaven (campaign site, PVS, FEC).

Both Mica and Beaven ran unopposed in their respective primary elections. Peter Silva (campaign site)[10] dropped out earlier. 2008 candidate Faye Armitage considered re-running, but decided against it.[11]

Florida Whig Party candidate Stephen J. Bacon (campaign site) also ran.[12] Mica was easily reelected.

Results[edit]

Florida's 7th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Mica (Incumbent) 184,868 69%
Democratic Heather Beaven 82,999 31%
Totals 267,867 100%

District 8*[edit]

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Democratic incumbent Alan Grayson was defeated by Republican nominee former State Senate Majority Leader and Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives Daniel Webster. TEA Party candidate Peg Dunmire (campaign site, PVS), and Independent George L. Metcalfe (campaign sitePVS were on the ballot, and Florida Whig Party Steven J. Gerritzen (campaign site), qualified as a write-in candidate.[6][12]

Grayson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. In the Republican primary, Webster defeated Ross Bieling; Dan Fanelli, a former pilot; State Representative Kurt Kelly; 2008 GOP candidate Todd Long; Bruce O'Donoghue, businessman; and Patricia Sullivan, GOP activist.[13]

Polling[edit]

Poll Source Dates Administered Alan Grayson (D) Daniel Webster (R) Other
Voter Survey Service October 22–25, 2010 41% 48% 5%
OnMessage, Inc. October, 2010 30% 46% -
Voter Survey Service September 25–27, 2010 36% 43% 11%
Public Policy Polling August 23–25, 2010 40% 27% 23%

Results[edit]

Florida's 8th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Grayson (Incumbent) 84,036 38%
Republican Daniel Webster 123,464 56%
TEA Peg Dunmire 8,324 4%
Independent George Metcalfe 4,140 2%
Totals 219,964 100%

District 9[edit]

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Republican Gus Bilirakis ran for re-election, having first won election in 2007 to replace his father, Michael Bilirakis, who had served the previous 23 years. Anita dePalma (campaign site, PVS) defeated Phil Hindahl (campaign site, PVS) in the Democratic primary election. Bilirakis was reelected with 71% of the vote.

Results[edit]

Florida's 9th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gus Bilirakis (Incumbent) 162,891 71%
Democratic Anita dePalma 65,295 29%
Totals 228,186 100%

District 10[edit]

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Republican incumbent Bill Young was challenged by Democratic nominee State Senator Charlie Justice. Martin Rokicki qualified to run as a write-in candidate.[14]

Young, who has represented this district since 1971 and is currently the longest-serving Republican in the House, ran unopposed in the Republican primary, local tea party activist Eric Forcade having withdrawn.[15] Justice also ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Young was reelected to a 21st term.

Results[edit]

Florida's 10th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Young (Incumbent) 137,837 66%
Democratic Charlie Justice 71,228 34%
Totals 209,065 100%

District 11[edit]

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Democratic incumbent Kathy Castor was challenged by Republican nominee Mike Prendergast (campaign site, PVS). Castor has held the seat since 2006. Castor was reelected with 60% of the vote.

Results[edit]

Florida's 11th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kathy Castor (Incumbent) 89,211 60%
Republican Mike Prendergast 60,033 40%
Totals 149,244 100%

District 12[edit]

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This was an open seat as Republican incumbent Adam Putnam ran for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture.[16] Democratic nominee Polk County Elections Supervisor Lori Edwards (campaign site, PVS), Republican nominee former State Representative Dennis Ross (campaign site, PVS), and Tea Party nominee Polk County Commissioner Randy Wilkinson (campaign site, PVS) were on the general election ballot.

Edwards won against retired United States Navy chief Doug Tudor (campaign site, PVS) in the Democratic primary.[17] Ross won against John W. Lindsey, Jr. in the Republican primary.[18][19][20] Wilkinson ran unopposed.

Ross won the general election with 48% of the vote; Edwards garnered 41%, and 11% of the voters chose Wilkinson.

Polling[edit]

Poll Source Dates Administered Dennis Ross (R) Lori Edwards (D) Randy Wilkinson (T)
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research July 26–28, 2010 32% 35% 20%
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research November 17–19, 2009 42% 46% -

†Internal poll commissioned for Edwards campaign

Results[edit]

Florida's 12th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lori Edwards 86,515 41%
Republican Dennis Ross 101,245 48%
Independent Randy Wilkinson 22,668 11%
Totals 210,428 100%

District 13[edit]

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Republican incumbent Vern Buchanan successfully ran for reelection, challenged by Democratic nominee The Reverend James T. Golden (campaign site, PVS).

Buchanan won against Don Baldauf (campaign site, PVS) in the Republican primary. Golden won against Rick Eaton (campaign site, PVS) in the Democratic primary.[21]

Results[edit]

2010 13th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Vern Buchanan (incumbent) 183,811 68.9
Democratic James T. Golden 83,123 31.1

District 14[edit]

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Republican incumbent Connie Mack[22] was challenged by Democratic nominee Jim Roach (campaign site, PVS) and Independent William Maverick Saint Claire (PVS). Mack was reelected in the general election.

In 2008, McCain won 57% of the vote.

Results[edit]

2010 14th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Connie Mack IV (incumbent) 188,341 68.6
Democratic James Lloyd Roach 74,525 27.1

District 15[edit]

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First term Republican incumbent Bill Posey was reelected, defeating Democratic nominee former NASA executive and public administrator Shannon Roberts (campaign site, PVS). Both ran unopposed in their respective primary elections.

Results[edit]

2010 15th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Posey (incumbent) 157,079 64.7
Democratic Shannon Roberts 85,595 35.3

District 16[edit]

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First term Republican incumbent Tom Rooney ran for re-election, challenged by Democratic nominee Jim Horn (campaign site, PVS). William Dean has qualified as a write-in candidate. Rooney prevailed in the general election.

Rooney ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Horn won against Ed Tautiva (campaign site, PVS) in the Democratic primary. St. Lucie County Commissioner Christopher Craft dropped out on March 26, 2010.[23][24]

Rooney's predecessor Tim Mahoney, and Mahoney's predecessor Mark Foley, were both involved in scandals.

Results[edit]

2010 16th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tom Rooney (incumbent) 162,285 66.8
Democratic Jim Horn 80,327 33.1

District 17[edit]

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This was an open seat, as Democratic incumbent Kendrick Meek ran for the U.S. Senate. Democratic nominee State Senator Frederica Wilson ran against Independent attorney Roderick D. Vereen (campaign site, PVS).[6][25]

Wilson won the Democratic primary, running against community activist and Executive Director of FANM (Haitian Women of Miami) Marleine Bastien (campaign site, PVS), former State Representative Phillip Brutus, State Representative James Bush III, North Miami Councilman Scott Galvin (campaign site, PVS), Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson (campaign site, PVS), physician Rudy Moise (campaign site, PVS), State Representative Yolly Roberson,[26] and Miami Gardens City Councilman and attorney Andre Williams (campaign site, PVS).[27] The Miami Herald newspaper endorsed Shirley Gibson in the Democratic primary.[28]

Teacher Corey Poitier was the lone announced Republican candidate, but he dropped out.[29]

Wilson won 86.2% of the vote in the general election.

Results[edit]

2010 17th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frederica Wilson 106,361 86.2
Independent Roderick D. Vereen 17,009 13.8

District 18[edit]

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Republican incumbent Ileana Ros-Lehtinen had held this seat since 1989, and was challenged by Rolando A. Banciella (campaign site, PVS). Both ran unopposed in their respective primaries. Ros-Lehtinen won the general election.

Results[edit]

2010 18th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (incumbent) 102,360 68.9
Democratic Rolando A. Banciella 46,235 31.1%

District 19[edit]

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Democrat Robert Wexler resigned on January 3, 2010, to become president of the Washington-based Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation.[30] His seat was filled by Ted Deutch, the winner of a special election, held on April 13.[31] Deutch faced Joe Budd (campaign site, PVS), running unopposed in the Republican primary, along with write-in candidate Stan Smilan (campaign site) in the General election. Deutsch was easily re-elected.

Results[edit]

2010 19th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ted Deutch (incumbent) 132,098 62.6
Republican Joe Budd 78,733 37.3

District 20[edit]

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Incumbent Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz was challenged by Republican nominee businesswoman Karen Harrington (campaign site, PVS) of Davie. Independents Stanley Blumenthal (campaign site, PVS) and Bob Kunst (campaign site, PVS) were also running. Florida Whig Party candidate Clayton Schock (campaign site) ran as a write-in.[6][8][9] Wasserman Schultz was re-elected.

Wasserman Schultz ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Harrington won against businessman Robert Lowry (campaign site, PVS) of Hollywood, and trans woman Donna Milo (campaign site, PVS).[32]

Results[edit]

2010 20th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz (incumbent) 100,787 60.1
Republican Karen Harrington 63,845 38.1

District 21[edit]

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This district was an open election, as Republican incumbent Lincoln Diaz-Balart was retiring. His brother Mario Diaz-Balart, current Representative of the 25th District, ran unopposed for this seat on November 2, 2010.[33]

Results[edit]

District 22[edit]

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Democrat incumbent Ron Klein was seeking re-election in this Palm Beach-Broward County district,[34] and was challenged and defeated by Republican nominee Allen West, the former military officer whom Klein defeated 55-45 in 2008.[35]

Klein defeated Paul Renneisen (campaign site, PVS) in the Democratic primary. West defeated David Brady (campaign site, PVS) in the Republican primary.[6]

Polling[edit]

Poll Source Dates Administered Ron Klein (D) Allen West (R)
Voter Survey Service October 17–19, 2010 44% 47%
Harstad Strategic Research September 20–22, 2010 48% 43%
Wilson Research Strategies September 20–22, 2010 42% 48%
Anzalone Research September 14–16, 2010 48% 40%
Wilson Research Strategies April 18–19, 2010 42% 44%

†Internal poll (Wilson Research Strategies for West and Anzalone Research and Harstad Strategic Research for Klein)

Results[edit]

2010 22nd Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Allen West 115,411 54.3
Democratic Ron Klein (incumbent) 97,051 45.7

District 23[edit]

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Democratic incumbent Alcee Hastings has held this seat since 1993 and ran for reelection. He was challenged by Republican nominee Bernard Sansaricq (campaign site, PVS). Both ran unopposed in their respective primary elections.[6] Hastings was reelected by a wide margin.

Results[edit]

2010 23rd Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Alcee Hastings (incumbent) 100,066 79.1
Republican Bernard Sansaricq 26,414 20.9

District 24*[edit]

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Democratic incumbent Suzanne Kosmas was challenged and defeated by Republican nominee Sandy Adams. Green Party nominee Nicholas Ruiz III, PhD., qualified as a write-in candidate.[36]

Kosmas defeated former Winter Springs Mayor Paul Partyka in the Democratic primary. Adams defeated Karen Diebel, Tom Garcia, Deon Long and Craig Miller in the Republican primary.[37]

Polling[edit]

Poll Source Dates Administered Suzanne Kosmas (D) Sandra Adams (R)
Mclaughlin & Associates September 22–23, 2010 39% 49%
Hamilton Campaigns September 22–23, 2010 45% 43%
Public Opinion Strategies August 31-September 1, 2010 37% 49%
Hamilton Campaigns August, 2010 43% 49%

†Internal poll for Kosmas campaign

Results[edit]

2010 24th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sandy Adams 146,129 59.6
Democratic Suzanne Kosmas (incumbent) 98,787 40.3

District 25[edit]

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Republican incumbent Mario Diaz-Balart held this district since 2003 but on February 11, 2010 announced that he would not seek another term in the 25th district but would instead run for his brother's seat in the 21st District of Florida.[38] Republican nominee State Representative David Rivera, Democratic nominee Joe Garcia, Tea Party nominee Roly Arrojo (PVS), and Florida Whig Party nominee Craig Porter (campaign site, PVS) were running.[6][12][38] Rivera prevailed in the general election.

Rivera defeated Mariana 'Marili' Cancio (campaign site, PVS) and Paul Crespo (campaign site, PVS) in the Republican primary. Garcia defeated Luis Meurice (campaign site, PVS) in the Democratic primary. Arrojo and Porter were unopposed in their respective primaries.

Polling[edit]

Poll Source Dates Administered David Rivera (R) Joe Garcia (D)
Voter Survey Service October 29, 2010 44% 40%
Voter Survey Service October 25–26, 2010 44% 43%
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner September 12–19, 2010 33% 40%
Benenson Strategy Group March 24–27, 2010 35% 38%

†Internal poll for Garcia campaign

Results[edit]

2010 25th Congressional District of Florida Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican David Rivera 74,859 52.1
Democratic Joe Garcia 61,138 42.6

Key[edit]

* A district that has a PVI of a party that is represented by the opposite party, and applies to an EVEN score

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