Puerto Rico Senatorial district VIII

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Map of Puerto Rico, highlighting Senatorial District VIII

Puerto Rico Senatorial District VIII, also known as the Senatorial District of Carolina, is one of the eight senatorial districts of Puerto Rico. It is currently represented by Pedro A. Rodríguez and Luis Daniel Rivera (both from the Popular Democratic Party).

District profile[edit]

The Senatorial District VIII has an approximate population of 465,427.[1] It covers the following municipalities:

In previous distributions, the territory covered by the Senatorial District VIII has changed. In 1983, the District didn't include the municipality of Ceiba and included the Sabana Llana region of San Juan. In the 1991 redistribution, Ceiba was reassigned to the District of Guayama, while the Sabana Llana region was reassigned to the District of San Juan.[2]

The district hasn't suffered changes in the recent redistributions of 2002 and 2011.[3]

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2012[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Pedro A. Rodríguez 101,391 25.53
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Luis Daniel Rivera 100,080 25.20
New Progressive Party (PNP) Lornna Soto 91,216 22.97 -1.88
New Progressive Party (PNP) Roger Iglesias 86,584 21.80 -1.10
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Pedro José "Pepe" Alvarez 5,378 1.35 -1.75
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Dwight Rodríguez Orta 5,302 1.34 +0.36
Movimiento Unión Soberanista (MUS) Guillermo Sosa Rodríguez 2,217 0.56
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Fabiola Carrasquillo 1,309 0.33 -1.46
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Edwin M. González 1,134 0.29
Total votes 397,097 100

2008[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2008[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Lornna Soto 105,008 24.85% +0.19
New Progressive Party (PNP) Héctor Martínez 103,824 24.57 +0.23
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Javier Aponte Dalmau 95,038 22.49
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Nazario Lugo 93,398 22.10
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Fabiola Carrasquillo 7,585 1.79
Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Brian P. Deese 7,094 1.68
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Dwight Rodríguez Orta 4,158 0.98 -2.02
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Juan J. Rivera 4,025 0.95
Total votes 422,586 100.0

2004[edit]

Puerto Rican general election, 2004[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Lornna Soto 106,272 24.66%
New Progressive Party (PNP) Héctor Martínez 104,905 24.34
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Yasmín Mejías 100,581 23.34 -0.76
Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Juan Cancel Alegría 96,537 22.40 -1.10
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Carmen Texeira 8,989 2.09
Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Paco Abreu 8,666 2.01
Independent Ebenecer López Ruyol 2,936 0.68
Total votes 431,009 100.0

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