Puerto Rico's at-large congressional district

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Puerto Rico's At-large congressional district
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Current Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez[1] (RSan Juan)
Area 3,515 sq mi (9,100 km2)
Population (2000) 3,808,610
Median income 14,412
Ethnicity
Occupation

Puerto Rico is represented by a non-voting Resident Commissioner in the United States House of Representatives. The current Resident Commissioner is Jenniffer González.

List of Resident Commissioners[edit]

Resident Commissioners Pre-Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico[edit]

Resident Commissioner Local Party National Party Dates Notes
District created: March 4, 1901
Federico Degetau y González.JPG Federico Degetau y González Republican Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1905 Declined to run
Tulio Larrinaga.jpg Tulio Larrínaga Union Party March 4, 1905 - March 3, 1911 Declined to run
Luis Munoz Rivera.jpg Luis Muñoz Rivera Union Party March 4, 1911 - November 15, 1916 Died
Vacant November 16, 1916 - August 6, 1917 Special election July 16, 1917
Félix Córdova Dávila.jpg Félix L. M. Córdova Dávila Union Party August 7, 1917 - April 11, 1932 Appointed Puerto Rico Supreme Court justice
Vacant April 12, 1932 - April 14, 1932
José Lorenzo Pesquera.jpg José Lorenzo Pesquera Independent April 15, 1932 - March 3, 1933 Declined to run
Santiago Iglesias.jpg Santiago Iglesias Pantín Socialist March 4, 1933 - December 5, 1939 Died
Vacant December 5, 1939 - December 26, 1939
Bolívar Pagán.jpg Bolívar Pagán Republican Union December 26, 1939 - January 3, 1945 Declined to run
Jesus T. Piñero.jpg Jesús T. Piñero Jiménez Popular Democratic Democratic January 3, 1945 - September 2, 1946 Appointed Governor of Puerto Rico

Resident Commissioners under the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico[edit]

  Popular Democratic Party (6)
  New Progressive Party (6)

US Party Affiliation

  Democratic Party (10)
  Republican Party (2)

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Party Affiliation
within U.S. politics
Note
1 Antonio Fernos-Isern.jpg Antonio Fernós Isern
(1895–1974)
September 11, 1946 January 3, 1965 Popular Democratic Party Democrat Declined to run
2 Santiago Polanco Abreu.jpg Santiago Polanco Abreu
(1920–1988)
January 3, 1965 January 3, 1969 Popular Democratic Party Democrat Defeated
3 Jorge Luis Córdova Díaz.jpg Jorge L. Córdova Díaz
(1907–1994)
January 3, 1969 January 3, 1973 New Progressive Party Democrat Defeated
4 Jaime Benítez.jpg Jaime Benítez
(1908–2001)
January 3, 1973 January 3, 1977 Popular Democratic Party Democrat Defeated
5 Corrada.jpg Baltasar Corrada del Río
(1935-)
January 3, 1977 January 3, 1985 New Progressive Party Democrat Elected mayor of San Juan, PR
6 Fuster.jpg Jaime B. Fuster Berlingeri
(1941–2007)
January 3, 1985 March 4, 1992 Popular Democratic Party Democrat Appointed Puerto Rico Supreme Court justice
7 Antonio Colorado.jpg Antonio J. Colorado Laguna
(1939-)
March 4, 1992 January 3, 1993 Popular Democratic Party Democrat Defeated
8 Carlos Antonio Romero-Barceló.jpg Carlos A. Romero Barceló
(1932-)
January 3, 1993 January 3, 2001 New Progressive Party Democrat Defeated
9 Anibal Acevedo Vila.jpg Aníbal S. Acevedo Vilá
(1962-)
January 3, 2001 January 3, 2005 Popular Democratic Party Democrat Elected Governor of Puerto Rico
10 Fortuno main.jpg Luis G. Fortuño Burset
(1960-)
January 3, 2005 January 3, 2009 New Progressive Party Republican Elected Governor of Puerto Rico
11 Pedro-Pierluisi-cropped.jpg Pedro R. Pierluisi Urrutia
(1959-)
January 3, 2009 January 3, 2017 New Progressive Party Democrat Retired in 2016 to run for Governor of Puerto Rico
12 Jenniffer Gonzalez (cropped).jpg Jenniffer A. González Colón
(1976-)
January 3, 2017 Present New Progressive Party Republican

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ In the 115th Congress, Gonzalez caucuses with the Republican Party.