Puerto Rico's At-Large Congressional District

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Puerto Rico
Current incumbentPedro Pierluisi
Population3,620,897
RaceWhite 75.8%, African American 12.4%, other 8.5% (includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, other Pacific Islander, and others), mixed 3.3%
Ethnicity99% Hispanic
Unemployment16% (2011)
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
The At-large Congressional District of Puerto Rico is a non-voting congressional district consisting of the island of Puerto Rico.

The current representative from Puerto Rico is Pedro Pierluisi (New Progressive Party).

Elections

2012

Pierluisi won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Puerto Rico as a New Progressive Party candidate. He defeated Rafael Cox Alomar (Popular Democratic Party) in the general election.[1]

U.S. House, Puerto Rico General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     New Progressive Party (PNP) Green check mark transparent.pngPedro Pierluisi Incumbent 48.4% 905,066
     Popular Democratic Party (PPD) Rafael Cox Alomar 47.2% 881,181
     Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) Juan Manuel Mercado 2.1% 38,941
     Sovereign Union Movement (MUS) Maria de Lourdes Guzman 0.6% 11,764
     Puerto Ricans for Puerto Rico Party (PPR) Sadiasept Guillont 0.3% 5,647
     Working People's Party (PPT) Félix Córdova Iturregui 0.7% 13,120
     N/A Others 0% 626
     N/A White 0.2% 4,523
     N/A Null 0.4% 7,488
Total Votes 1,868,356
Source: Puerto Rico Election Commission, "Elections in Puerto Rico: Canvass General Election November 6, 2012 Results for Resident Commissioner Candidate"

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