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(January 2017) Florida's 6th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Florida. The district stretches from the southern Jacksonville suburbs to New Smyrna Beach. It includes the city of Daytona Beach.
From 2003 to 2013 the district stretched from the
St. Johns River and Jacksonville, sweeping through North Central Florida, encompassing portions of Gainesville and Ocala, and meandered down to the northern tip of the Greater Orlando area in Lake County. It included all of Bradford and Gilchrist counties and portions of Alachua, Clay, Duval, Lake, Levy, and Marion counties.
The district is currently represented by
Republican Ron DeSantis.
Presidential voting history [ edit ]
The district contains over 525,000 registered voters, of whom just over 39% are
Democratic, while slightly more than 41% identify as Republican.
List of representatives [ edit ]
District created January 3, 1945
Dwight L. Rogers
January 3, 1945 – December 1, 1954
December 1, 1954 – January 3, 1955
January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1967
Redistricted to the 9th district
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973
Redistricted from the 10th district, Redistricted to the 7th district
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983
Redistricted from the 8th district, Redistricted to the 8th district
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1989
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2013
Lost renomination after being redistricted to the 3rd district
January 3, 2013 – present
Retiring to run for Governor of Florida
Election results [ edit ]
Living former representatives [ edit ]
As of January 2017
Bill Young (1973-1983) on October 18, 2013.
, these are two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 6th congressional district who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was
Term in office
Date of birth (and age)
March 22, 1933
April 16, 1941
Historical district boundaries [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Coordinates: 29°27′28″N 81°21′07″W / 29.45778°N 81.35194°W