Florida's 5th Congressional District

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Florida's 5th Congressional District
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Current incumbentCorrine Brown Democratic Party
Population701,732
Gender48.1% Male, 51.9% Female
Race38.8% White, 52.7% Black, 2.1% Asian, 0.4% Native American
Ethnicity12.4% Hispanic
Unemployment17.4%
Median household income$32,772
High school graduation rate80.9%
College graduation rate15.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 5th Congressional District of Florida is a congressional district in Florida.

Florida's 5th Congressional District snakes vertically through northeastern Florida and includes portions of Duval, Caly, Putnam, Alachua, Marion, Lake, Seminole and Orange counties.[1]

The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is Corrine Brown (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 5th Congressional District of Florida will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Florida's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 5th Congressional District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 3rd District, Corrine Brown won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Florida District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCorrine Brown Incumbent 70.8% 190,472
     Republican LeAnne Kolb 26.3% 70,700
     Independent Eileen Fleming 3% 7,978
     Independent Bruce Ray Riggs 0% 3
Total Votes 269,153
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Richard Nugent won election to the United States House. He defeated James "Jim" Piccillo (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Florida District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Nugent 67.4% 208,815
     Democratic James "Jim" Piccillo 32.6% 100,858
Total Votes 309,673

2008
On November 4, 2008, Ginny Brown-Waite won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Russell (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGinny Brown-Waite incumbent 61.2% 265,186
     Democratic John Russell 38.8% 168,446
Total Votes 433,632

2006
On November 7, 2006, Ginny Brown-Waite won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Russell (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGinny Brown-Waite incumbent 59.9% 162,421
     Democratic John Russell 40.1% 108,959
Total Votes 271,380

2004
On November 2, 2004, Ginny Brown-Waite won re-election to the United States House. She defeated David E. Bruderly (D) and N.W. O'Brien (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Florida District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGinny Brown-Waite incumbent 65.9% 240,315
     Democratic David E. Bruderly 34.1% 124,140
Total Votes 364,488

2002
On November 5, 2002, Ginny Brown-Waite won election to the United States House. She defeated Karen L. Thurman (D), Jack Gargan (No Party Affiliation), Brian Moore (No Party Affiliation) and Werder (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Florida District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGinny Brown-Waite 47.9% 121,998
     Democratic Karne L. Thurman incumbent 46.2% 117,758
     No Party Affiliation Jack Gargan 3.4% 8,639
     No Party Affiliation Brian Moore 2.4% 6,223
     Write-in Werder 0% 53
Total Votes 254,671

2000
On November 7, 2000, Karen L. Thurman won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Pete Enwall (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Florida District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaren L. Thurman incumbent 64.3% 180,338
     Republican Pete Enwall 35.7% 100,244
     N/A Write-in 0% 16
Total Votes 280,598

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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 5th District comprised all of Citrus, Hernando, and Sumter counties and most of Lake, Levy, and Pasco counties and portions of Marion and Polk counties. The district also included northern suburbs of Tampa and western suburbs of Orlando.

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