Florida's 12th Congressional District

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Florida's 12th Congressional District
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Current incumbentGus Bilirakis Republican Party
Population701,580
Gender48.4% Male, 51.6% Female
Race89.1% White, 4.7% Black, 2.8% Asian, 0.3% Native American
Ethnicity11.6% Hispanic
Unemployment11.5%
Median household income$46,766
High school graduation rate90.3%
College graduation rate24.5%
Florida's 12th Congressional District is located in western Florida and includes all of Pasco county, as well as parts of Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.[1]

The current representative of the 12th Congressional District is Gus Bilirakis (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 12th Congressional District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Gus Bilirakis (R) ran unopposed in the general election.

2012

See also: Florida's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 12th District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Gus Bilirakis won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Florida District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGus Bilirakis Incumbent 63.5% 209,604
     Democratic Jonathan Michael Snow 32.9% 108,770
     Independent Paul Sidney Elliot 1.5% 4,915
     Independent John Russell 2.1% 6,878
Total Votes 330,167
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Dennis A. Ross won election to the United States House. He defeated Lori Edwards (D) and Randy Wilkinson (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Florida District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDennis A. Ross 48.1% 102,704
     Democratic Lori Edwards 41.1% 87,769
     Tea Party Randy Wilkinson 10.7% 22,857
Total Votes 213,330

2008
On November 4, 2008, Adam Putnam won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Tudor (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 12 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Putnam incumbent 57.5% 185,698
     Democratic Doug Tudor 42.5% 137,465
Total Votes 323,163

2006
On November 7, 2006, Adam Putnam won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe Viscusi (No Party Affiliation) and Ed Bowlin (No Party Affiliation) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 12 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Putnam incumbent 69.1% 124,452
     No Party Affiliation Joe Viscusi 19.4% 34,976
     No Party Affiliation Ed Bowlin 11.5% 20,636
Total Votes 180,064

2004
On November 2, 2004, Adam Putnam won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Hagenmaier (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Florida District 12 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Putnam incumbent 64.9% 179,204
     Democratic Bob Hagenmaier 35.1% 96,965
Total Votes 276,169

2002
Adam Putnam ran unopposed for re-election in 2002.

2000
On November 7, 2000, Adam Putnam won election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Stedem (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Florida District 12 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Putnam 57% 125,224
     Democratic Mike Stedem 43% 94,395
     Write-in 0% 6
Total Votes 219,625

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 12th Congressional District of Florida after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Florida

In 2011, the Florida State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Prior to redistricting the 12th District encompassed much of Polk County as well as parts of rural and suburban east Hillsborough County and a small piece of western Osceola County.

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