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Florida's 20th Congressional District
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Current incumbentAlcee Hastings Democratic Party
Population713,165
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race40% White, 52.9% Black, 1.8% Asian, 0.4% Native American
Ethnicity20.9% Hispanic
Unemployment17.1%
Median household income$35,941
High school graduation rate78.5%
College graduation rate17.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 20th Congressional District of Florida is a congressional district based in south Florida.

Florida's 20th Congressional District is located in southeastern Florida and includes portions of Henry, Palm Beach and Broward counties.[1]

The current representative of the 20th Congressional District is Alcee L. Hastings (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 20th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 20th Congressional District of Florida will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Florida's 20th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 20th District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 23rd District, Alcee L. Hastings won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Florida District 20 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlcee L. Hastings Incumbent 87.9% 214,727
     Independent Randall Terry 12.1% 29,553
     Independent Anthony Dutrow 0% 5
Total Votes 244,285
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Debbie Wasserman Schultz won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Karen Harrington (R), Stanley Blumenthal (I), Robert Kunst (I) and Clayton Schock (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Florida District 20 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Wasserman Schultz incumbent 60.1% 100,787
     Republican Karen Harrington 38.1% 63,845
     Independent Stanley Blumenthal 1% 1,663
     Independent Robert Kunst 0.8% 1,272
     Independent Clayton Schock 0% 3
Total Votes 167,570

2008
On November 4, 2008, Debbie Wasserman Schultz won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Margaret Hostetter (No Party Affiliation) and Marc Luzietti (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 20 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Wasserman Schultz incumbent 77.5% 202,832
     Independent Margaret Hostetter 22.5% 58,958
     Write-in Marc Luzietti 0% 9
Total Votes 261,799

2006
Wasserman Schultz ran unopposed for re-election in 2006.

2004
On November 2, 2004, Debbie Wasserman Schultz won election to the United States House. She defeated Margaret Hostetter (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 20 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Wasserman Schultz 70.2% 191,195
     Republican Margaret Hostetter 29.8% 81,213
Total Votes 272,408

2002
Peter Deutsch (D) ran unopposed for re-election in 2002.

2000
On November 7, 2000, Peter Deutsch won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Florida District 20 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Deutsch 99.9% 156,765
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 187
Total Votes 156,952

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 20th 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 20th District included parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The district was based in Fort Lauderdale and included many of its suburbs, including Davie.

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