Florida's 23rd Congressional District
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Florida's 23rd Congressional District
Florida's 23rd congressional district
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Florida's 23rd congressional district - since January 3, 2017
Representative
Area259[1] sq mi (670 km2)
Distribution
  • 99.96[2]% urban
  • 0.04% rural
Population (2016)749,377[3]
Median income$66,872[4]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+11[5]

Florida's 23rd congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located outside Miami, Florida. The district includes Weston, Aventura, and Surfside.[6][7] The district also includes Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Nova Southeastern University.

In 2016, it covers parts of Broward and Miami-Dade,[8] including Miami Beach.[9] From 2003 to 2012, the former 23rd district consisted of a major part of Broward County and parts of Palm Beach county. The district included Pompano Beach, Boynton Beach and Belle Glade.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

History

Florida's 23rd Congressional District was created after the 1990 U.S. Census. Democrat Alcee Hastings was elected in the first election for the district in 1992 until being redistricted to the 20th Congressional District in 2013.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history District location
District created January 3, 1993
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Alcee Hastings
Democratic January 3, 1993 -
January 3, 2013
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 20th district.
2003-2013
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Democratic January 3, 2013 -
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 20th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
2013-2017
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Results in statewide races

Year Office Results
2004 President John Kerry 76% - George W. Bush 24%
2008 President Barack Obama 83% - John McCain 17%
2012 President Barack Obama 62% - Mitt Romney 38%
2016 President Hillary Clinton 62% - Donald Trump 36%

Election results

2002

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings (Incumbent) 96,347 77.49%
Republican Charles Laurie 27,986 22.51%
No party Others 5 0.00%%
Total votes 124,338 100.00%
Turnout
Democratic hold

2004

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Universal Primary Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings (Incumbent) 49,284 74.23%
Democratic Keith A. Clayborne 17,106 25.77%
Total votes 66,390 100.00%
Turnout
Democratic hold

2006

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings (Incumbent) 106,278 100.00%
Total votes 106,278 100.00%
Turnout 100.00%
Democratic hold

2008

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings (Incumbent) 172,835 82.18%
Republican Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. 37,431 17.80%
No party April Cook 40 0.02%%
Total votes 210,306 100.00%
Turnout
Democratic hold

2010

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alcee Hastings (Incumbent) 100,066 79.12%
Republican Bernard Sansaricq 26,414 20.88%
Total votes 126,480 100.00%
Turnout
Democratic hold

2012

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz 174,205 63.25%
Republican Karen Harrington 98,096 35.62%
No party Ilya Katz 3,129 1.13%%
Total votes 275,430 100.00%
Turnout
Democratic hold

2014

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2014)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent) 103,269 62.67%
Republican Joe Kaufman 61,519 37.33%
Total votes 164,788 100.00%
Turnout
Democratic hold

2016

Florida's 23rd Congressional District Election (2016)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent) 183,225 56.70%
Republican Joe Kaufman 130,818 40.49%
No party Don Endriss 5,180 1.60%%
No party Lyle Milstein 3,897 1.21%%
Total votes 323,120 100.00%
Turnout
Democratic hold

2018

Florida's 23rd congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent) 161,611 58.5%
Republican Joe Kaufman 99,446 36.0%
No party Tim Canova 13,697 5.0%%
No party Don Endriss 1,612 0.6%%
Total votes 276,366 100.0%
Democratic hold

Living former member

As of January 2017, there is one living former member of the House from the district.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Alcee Hastings 1993-2013 (1936-09-05) September 5, 1936 (age 83)

References

  1. ^ "Congressional Plan--SC14-1905 (Ordered by The Florida Supreme Court, 2-December-2015)" (PDF). Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=23
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=23
  5. ^ "Partisan Voting Index - Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 23rd district: h9047_35x42L.pdf Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 16, 2012.
  7. ^ See the 2013 boundaries of the 23rd district covering southeast Florida in the 2013 districts map: H000C9047_map_se.pdf, for the southeast region of Florida, along the Atlantic Ocean. Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 2012.
  8. ^ "August 30, 2016 Primary Election Democratic Primary - Official Results". Florida Department of State Division of Elections. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "Debbie Wasserman Schultz Tops Tim Canova in District 23 Race". NBC Miami. Retrieved 2017.

External links

Coordinates: 26°04?25?N 80°20?46?W / 26.07361°N 80.34611°W / 26.07361; -80.34611


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