Florida's 14th Congressional District

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Florida's 14th Congressional District
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Current incumbentKathy Castor Democratic Party
Population717,231
Gender49.3% Male, 50.7% Female
Race63.4% White, 26.8% Black, 2.9% Asian, 0.8% Native American
Ethnicity27% Hispanic
Unemployment13.1%
Median household income$38,036
High school graduation rate83.7%
College graduation rate24.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 14th Congressional District of Florida is a congressional district in Florida.

Florida's 14th Congressional District is located in the Gulf Coast region in southwestern Florida and includes Hillsborough county and a small portion of Pinellas county.[1]

The current representative of the 14th Congressional District is Kathy Castor (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 14th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 14th Congressional District of Florida will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Florida's 14th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 14th District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 11th District, Kathy Castor won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Florida District 14 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Castor Incumbent 70.2% 197,121
     Republican Evelio Otero Jr. 29.8% 83,480
Total Votes 280,601
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Connie Mack won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Lloyd Roach (D) and William Maverick St. Claire (No Party Affiliation) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Florida District 14 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngConnie Mack incumbent 68.6% 188,341
     Democratic James Lloyd Roach 27.1% 74,525
     Independent William Maverick St. Claire 4.3% 11,825
Total Votes 274,691

2008
On November 4, 2008, Connie Mack won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert M. Neeld (D), Burt Saunders (I) and Jeff George (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 14 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngConnie Mack incumbent 59.4% 224,602
     Democratic Robert M. Neeld 24.8% 93,590
     Independent Burt Saunders 14.5% 54,750
     Independent Jeff George 1.3% 4,949
Total Votes 377,891

2006
On November 7, 2006, Connie Mack won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert M. Neeld (D), Richard Grayson (Write-in) and Dan (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 14 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngConnie Mack incumbent 64.4% 151,615
     Democratic Robert M. Neeld 35.6% 83,920
     Write-in Richard Grayson 0% 3
     Write-in Dan 0% 1
Total Votes 235,539

2004
On November 2, 2004, Connie Mack won election to the United States House. He defeated Robert M. Neeld (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Florida District 14 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngConnie Mack 67.6% 226,662
     Democratic Robert M. Neeld 32.4% 108,672
Total Votes 335,334

2002
Porter J. Goss ran unopposed for re-election in 2002.

2000
On November 7, 2000, Porter J. Goss won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sam Farling (Natural Law) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Florida District 14 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPorter J. Goss incumbent 85.2% 242,614
     Natural Law Sam Farling 14.8% 41,988
     Write-in 0% 0
Total Votes 284,615

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 14th 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. On March 30, 2012, the National Journal released a list of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting.[8] The 14th District was included in the list.[8]

Prior to redistricting the 14th District was located in the Gulf Coast region in southwestern Florida and included all of Lee County and portions of Charlotte and Collier counties. Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral and part of Port Charlotte were also located in the district.

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