Florida's 18th congressional district
|Florida's 18th congressional district|
Florida's 18th congressional district - since January 3, 2017
|Current Representative||Brian Mast (R–Hutchinson Island)|
|Area||1,889 sq mi (4,890 km2)|
From 2003 to 2012, it was based in South Florida. The district included portions of Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The Miami-Dade section included most of the city of Miami, the South Beach section of Miami Beach, and many of the southern Miami suburbs, including Coral Gables and Coral Terrace. The Monroe County section of the district included all of the Florida Keys.
List of representatives
|District created||January 3, 1983|
|Claude Pepper||Democratic||January 3, 1983 –
May 30, 1989
|Redistricted from the 14th district.
|Vacant||May 30, 1989 –
August 29, 1989
|Ileana Ros-Lehtinen||Republican||August 29, 1989 –
January 3, 2013
|First elected to finish Pepper's term.
Redistricted to the 27th district.
|Patrick Murphy||Democratic||January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2017
|First elected in 2012.
Retired after unsuccessfully running for U.S. Senate.
|Brian Mast||Republican||January 3, 2017 –
Election results from recent presidential races
|2000||George W. Bush 56% - Al Gore 42%|
|2004||George W. Bush 54% - John Kerry 45%|
|2008||Barack Obama 51% - John McCain 48%|
|2012||Mitt Romney 52% - Barack Obama 48%|
|Democratic||Rolando A. Banciella||46,235||31.11|
|Democratic gain from Republican|
Living former members from the district
As of January 2017[update], there are two former members from the district who are currently living.
|Representative||Term of office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Ileana Ros-Lehtinen||1989 – 2013||July 15, 1952|
|Patrick Murphy||2013 – 2017||March 30, 1983|
Historical district boundaries
- "Congressional Plan--SC14-1905 (Ordered by The Florida Supreme Court, 2-December-2015)" (PDF). Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- Florida Redistricted Map, 2012 Retrieved June 14, 2013