United States House of Representatives Elections in Florida, 1972
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United States House of Representatives Elections in Florida, 1972

All the 12 Florida incumbents were re-elected.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Florida 1 Bob Sikes Democratic 1940 Incumbent re-elected. ? Bob Sikes (Democratic) Unopposed
Florida 2 Don Fuqua Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. ? Don Fuqua (Democratic) Unopposed
Florida 3 Charles Edward Bennett Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. ? Charles Edward Bennett (Democratic) 82.0%
John F. Bowen (Republican) 18.0%
Florida 4 Bill Chappell Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. ? Bill Chappell (Democratic) 55.9%
Bud Fleuchaus (Republican) 44.1%
Florida 5 None (district created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
? Bill Gunter (Democratic) 55.5%
Jack P. Insco (Republican) 44.5%
Florida 6 Bill Young
Redistricted from the 8th district
Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. ? Bill Young (Republican) 76.0%
Michael O. Plunkett (Democratic) 24.0%
Florida 7 Sam M. Gibbons
Redistricted from the 6th district
Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. ? Sam M. Gibbons (Democratic) 68.0%
Robert A. Carter (Republican) 32.0%
Florida 8 James A. Haley
Redistricted from the 7th district
Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. ? James A. Haley (Democratic) 57.8%
Roy Thompson Jr. (Republican) 42.2%
Florida 9 Louis Frey Jr.
Redistricted from the 5th district
Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. ? Louis Frey Jr. (Republican) Unopposed
Florida 10 None (district created) New seat.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
? Skip Bafalis (Republican) 62.0%
Bill Sikes (Democratic) 38.0%
Florida 11 Paul Rogers
Redistricted from the 9th district
Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. ? Paul Rogers (Democratic) 60.2%
Joel Karl Gustafson (Republican) 39.8%
Florida 12 J. Herbert Burke
Redistricted from the 10th district
Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. ? J. Herbert Burke (Republican) 62.8%
James T. Stephanis (Democratic) 37.2%
Florida 13 None (district created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
? William Lehman (Democratic) 61.6%
Paul D. Bethel (Republican) 38.4%
Florida 14 Claude Pepper
Redistricted from the 11th district
Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. ? Claude Pepper (Democratic) 67.6%
Evelio S, Estrella (Republican) 32.4%
Florida 15 Dante Fascell
Redistricted from the 12th district
Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. ? Dante Fascell (Democratic) 56.8%
Ellis B. Rubin (Republican) 43.2%

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