Florida's 27th congressional district
|Florida's 27th congressional district|
|Area||344 sq mi (890 km2)|
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, entirely within Miami-Dade County. This district includes all or part of Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, and Kendall. The heavily Cuban American neighborhood of Little Havana is situated in this district.
The district is currently represented by Republican Maria Elvira Salazar, serving since January 12, 2021. She was first elected in 2020 after defeating Representative Donna Shalala in a rematch of the 2018 race. As of 2022, it is one of nine districts that voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election while being held or won by a Republican.
Statewide election results
Presidential election results
Results from previous presidential elections
|2012||President||Barack Obama 53% - Mitt Romney 46%|
|2016||President||Hillary Clinton 57.9% - Donald Trump 38.7%|
|2020||President||Joe Biden 51.3% - Donald Trump 48%|
Results from previous non-presidential statewide elections
|2016||Senate||Patrick Murphy 49.2% - Marco Rubio 48.6%|
|2018||Senate||Bill Nelson 55.9% - Rick Scott 44.1%|
|2018||Governor||Andrew Gillum 54.6% - Ron DeSantis 44.4%|
|2018||Attorney General||Sean Shaw 53.5% - Ashley Moody 44.6%|
List of members representing the district
|District created January 3, 2013.|
|Republican||January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2019
|Redistricted from the 18th district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
|Democratic||January 3, 2019 –
January 3, 2021
|116th||Elected in 2018.|
Maria Elvira Salazar
|Republican||January 3, 2021 –
|117th||Elected in 2020.|
|Republican||Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (incumbent)||138,488||60.2|
|Independent||Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins||6,663||2.9|
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen ran unopposed.
|Republican||Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (incumbent)||100.0|
|Republican||Maria Elvira Salazar||115,588||45.8|
|Republican||Maria Elvira Salazar||176,141||51.4|
|Democratic||Donna Shalala (incumbent)||166,758||48.6|
|Write-in||Frank E. Polo||76||0.0|
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