Florida's 27th congressional district
|Florida's 27th congressional district|
|Current Representative||Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R–Miami)|
Florida's 27th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress and was created in South Florida during 2012, effective January 2013, as a result of the 2010 Census. The first candidates ran in the 2012 House elections, and the winner was seated for the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013.
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 long-time incumbent Congresswoman from the 18th district, was seated January 2013 in the redistricted district.
List of representatives
|District created||January 3, 2013|
|Ileana Ros-Lehtinen||Republican||January 3, 2013 – present||113th
|Redistricted from the 18th district|
Election results from presidential races:
|2012||President||Barack Obama 53 - Mitt Romney 46%|
- "Census 2010 shows Red states gaining congressional districts". Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
- See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 26th district covering Monroe County and Miami-Dade County: h9047_35x42L.pdf Congressional 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.