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Florida's 21st Congressional District
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Current incumbentTheodore Deutch Democratic Party
Population720,995
Gender47.9% Male, 52.9% Female
Race80.8% White, 12.3% Black, 3.2% Asian, 0.3% Native American
Ethnicity19.6% Hispanic
Unemployment10.5%
Median household income$51,757
High school graduation rate90.9%
College graduation rate33.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 21st Congressional District of Florida is a congressional district based in south Florida.

Florida's 21st Congressional District is located in southeastern Florida and includes portions of Palm Beach and Broward counties.[1]

The current representative of the 21st Congressional District is Theodore E. Deutch (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 21st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 21st Congressional District of Florida will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Florida's 21st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 21st District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 19th District, Theodore E. Deutch won election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Florida District 21 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTheodore E. Deutch Incumbent 77.8% 221,263
     Independent Cesear Henao 8.9% 25,361
     Independent W. Michael Trout 13.3% 37,776
Total Votes 284,400
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
In 2010, Mario Diaz-Balart decided to run for the 21st District his brother, Lincoln Diaz-Balart, was vacating. He ran unopposed.[3]

2008
On November 4, 2008, Lincoln Diaz-Balart won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Raul L. Martinez (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 21 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Diaz-Balart incumbent 57.9% 137,226
     Democratic Raul L. Martinez 42.1% 99,776
Total Votes 237,002

2006
On November 7, 2006, Lincoln Diaz-Balart won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Frank J. Gonzalez (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 21 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Diaz-Balart incumbent 59.5% 66,784
     Democratic Frank J. Gonzalez 40.5% 45,522
Total Votes 112,306

2004
On November 2, 2004, Lincoln Diaz-Balart won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Frank J. Gonzalez (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Florida District 21 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Diaz-Balart incumbent 72.8% 146,507
     Democratic Frank J. Gonzalez 27.2% 54,736
Total Votes 201,243

2002
Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) ran unopposed for re-election in 2002.

2000
On November 7, 2000, Lincoln Diaz-Balart won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Florida District 21 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Diaz-Balart incumbent 100% 132,317
     N/A Write-in 0% 25
Total Votes 132,342

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 21st 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 21st District was located in Miami-Dade County. The district included many of the western suburbs of Miami such as Hialeah, Olympia Heights, and Cutler.

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