Florida's 25th congressional district
|Florida's 25th congressional district|
Florida's 25th congressional district - since January 3, 2017
|Current Representative||Mario Diaz-Balart (R–Miami)|
|Area||3,678 sq mi (9,530 km2)|
Florida's 25th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Florida. The district stretches from suburbs west of Miami west along the northern border of The Everglades along Alligator Alley to communities east of Naples and Marco Island. The district has a large Cuban American population, making up 44.3% of the population, the most of any district in the country
The prior 25th district, from 2003 through 2012, stretched across a great swath of the Everglades and included parts of Collier, Miami-Dade, and Hendry counties. It took in the Miami-Dade municipalities of Homestead, Leisure City, and Cutler Bay.
List of representatives
|District created||January 3, 2003|
|Mario Diaz-Balart||Republican||January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2011
|First elected in 2002
Re-elected in 2004
Re-elected in 2006
Re-elected in 2008
Moved to the Florida's 21st congressional district and re-elected there
|112th||David Rivera||Republican||January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
|Elected in 2010
Redistricted to the 26th district and lost re-election there
|Mario Diaz-Balart||Republican||January 3, 2013 –
|Elected in 2012
Re-elected in 2014
Redistricted from the 21st district and won re-election here
|2002||Annie Betancourt: 44,757||Mario Diaz-Balart: 81,845|
|2006||Michael Caldarin: 43,168||Mario Diaz-Balart: 60,765|
|2008||Joe Garcia: 115,820||Mario Diaz-Balart: 130,891|
|2010||Joe Garcia: 61,138||David Rivera: 74,859|
- NOTE: Rory Arrojo ran as a candidate on the Tea Party platform on the ballot.
- NOTE: Craig Porter ran as a candidate on the Florida Whig Party platform on the ballot.
Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 25th congressional district
As of January 2017[update], there is one former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 25th congressional district who is currently living at this time.
|Representative||Term of office||Date of birth (and age)|
|David Rivera||2011–2013||September 16, 1965|
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.
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