|Florida's 26th congressional district|
Florida's 26th congressional district since January 3, 2017
|Area||5,171 sq mi (13,390 km2)|
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.
The 26th district is located in far South Florida, and contains all of Monroe County as well as a portion of south-west Miami-Dade County. Geographically, it is the successor to the old 25th District. This district includes Homestead, Key Largo, Marathon, and Key West. This district includes Florida International University and Key West International Airport. All three of Florida's National Parks, the Everglades, Biscayne, and the Dry Tortugas, lie in this 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%|
|District created||January 3, 2013|
|Democratic||January 3, 2013 -
January 3, 2015
|113th||Elected in 2012.
|Republican||January 3, 2015 -
January 3, 2019
|Elected in 2014.|
Re-elected in 2016.
|Democratic||January 3, 2019 - Present
||116th||Elected in 2018.|
As of January 2019, there are two living former members of the House from the district.
|Representative||Term in office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Joe Garcia||January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2015||October 12, 1963|
|Carlos Curbelo||January 3, 2015 - January 3, 2019||March 1, 1980|