Florida's 21st Congressional District
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Florida's 21st Congressional District

Florida's 21st congressional district
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Florida's 21st Congressional District - since January 3, 2017
Representative
Area352[1] sq mi (910 km2)
Distribution
  • 99.44[2]% urban
  • 0.56% rural
Population (2016)758,201[3]
Median income$58,410[4]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+9[5]

Florida's 21st Congressional District is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in Southeast Florida. The district includes Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, and Delray Beach.

From 2003 to 2012, the 21st district was located in Miami-Dade County and included many of the western suburbs of Miami such as Hialeah, Olympia Heights, and Cutler Bay.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Lois Frankel.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history Location
District created January 3, 1993
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Lincoln Díaz-Balart
Republican January 3, 1993 -
January 3, 2011
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
1993-2003
[Data unknown/missing.]
2003-2013
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Mario Díaz-Balart
Republican January 3, 2011 -
January 3, 2013
112th Redistricted from the 25th district.
Redistricted to the 25th district.
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Ted Deutch
Democratic January 3, 2013 -
January 3, 2017
113th
114th
Redistricted from the 19th district.
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
2013-2017
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Lois Frankel
Democratic January 3, 2017 -
present
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 22nd district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
2017-present
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Recent election results in statewide elections

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 57% - Al Gore 42%
2004 President George W. Bush 57% - John Kerry 43%
2008 President John McCain 51% - Barack Obama 49%
2012 President Barack Obama 61% - Mitt Romney 39%
2016 President Hillary Clinton 59% - Donald Trump 39%

Election results

2002

Florida's 21st Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lincoln Diaz-Balart (Incumbent) 100.00
Total votes 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

2004

Florida's 21st Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lincoln Diaz-Balart (Incumbent) 146,507 72.80
Libertarian Frank Gonzalez 54,736 27.20
Total votes 201,243 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

2006

Florida's 21st Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lincoln Diaz-Balart (Incumbent) 66,784 59.47
Democratic Frank Gonzalez 45,522 40.53
Total votes 112,306 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

2008

Florida's 21st Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lincoln Diaz-Balart (Incumbent) 137,226 57.90
Democratic Raul L. Martinez 99,776 42.10
Total votes 237,002 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

2010

Florida's 21st Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mario Diaz-Balart 100.00
Total votes 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

2012

Florida's 21st Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Deutch 221,263 77.8
No Party Affiliation W. Michael (Mike) Trout 37,776 13.3
No Party Affiliation Cesar Henao 25,361 8.9
Total votes 284,400 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

Living former representatives

As of January 2017, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 21st congressional district who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Lincoln Díaz-Balart 1993-2011 (1954-08-13) August 13, 1954 (age 65)
Mario Díaz-Balart 2011-2013 (1961-09-25) September 25, 1961 (age 58)
Ted Deutch 2013-2017 (1966-05-07) May 7, 1966 (age 53)

References

  1. ^ "Congressional Plan--SC14-1905 (Ordered by The Florida Supreme Court, 2-December-2015)" (PDF). Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Geography, US Census Bureau. "Congressional Districts Relationship Files (state-based)". www.census.gov.
  3. ^ Bureau, Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=21
  5. ^ "Partisan Voting Index - Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  • The Miami Herald; 3 Fla Congressional Candidates in Spotlight by Lesley Clark; August 27, 2008, page A2

Coordinates: 26°28?07?N 80°12?41?W / 26.46861°N 80.21139°W / 26.46861; -80.21139


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