Florida's 26th congressional district
|Florida's 26th congressional district|
Florida's 26th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
|Current Representative||Carlos Curbelo (R–Miami)|
|Area||5,171 sq mi (13,390 km2)|
NOTE: This district's boundaries were changed in 2016. This map is not presently accurate.
Florida's 26th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, which 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.
Carlos Curbelo currently represents the district.
Election results from presidential races:
|2012||President||Barack Obama 55.4 - Mitt Romney 43.9%|
|2016||President||Hillary Clinton 56.7 - Donald Trump 40.6%|
List of representatives
|District created||January 3, 2013|
|Joe Garcia||Democratic||January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015||113th||Lost re-election|
|Carlos Curbelo||Republican||January 3, 2015 – present||114th
Living former Members
As of January 2017[update], there is one former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 26th congressional district who is currently living at this time.
|Representative||Term in office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Joe Garcia||2013–2015||October 12, 1963|
- "Congressional Plan--SC14-1905 (Ordered by The Florida Supreme Court, 2-December-2015)" (PDF). Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
- "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.