Florida's 23rd Congressional District

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Florida's 23rd Congressional District
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Current incumbentDebbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic Party
Population703,594
Gender48.9% Male, 51.1% Female
Race75.9% White, 11.5% Black, 3.5% Asian, 0.6% Native American
Ethnicity38.1% Hispanic
Unemployment11%
Median household income$50,581
High school graduation rate89.3%
College graduation rate37%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Florida's 23rd Congressional District is located in southern Florida and consists of portions of Broward and Miami-Dade counties.[1]

The current representative of the 23rd Congressional District is Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 23rd Congressional District of Florida will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

General election candidates


August 26, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

Rumored candidate

U.S. House, Florida District 23 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Debbie Wasserman Schultz Incumbent 0% 0
     Republican Joe Kaufman 0% 0
Total Votes 0

2012

See also: Florida's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 23rd District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 20th District, Debbie Wasserman Schultz won the election in the district.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 23 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Wasserman Schultz Incumbent 63.2% 174,205
     Republican Karen Harrington 35.6% 98,096
     Independent Ilya Katz 1.1% 3,129
Total Votes 275,430
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


2010
On November 2, 2010, Alcee L. Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bernard Sansaricq (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Florida District 23 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlcee L. Hastings incumbent 79.1% 100,066
     Republican Bernard Sansaricq 20.9% 26,414
Total Votes 126,480

2008
On November 4, 2008, Alcee L. Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. (R) and April Cooke (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Florida District 23 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlcee L. Hastings incumbent 82.2% 172,835
     Republican Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. 17.8% 37,431
     Write-in April Cooke 0% 40
Total Votes 210,306

2006
Hastings ran unopposed for re-election in 2006.

2004
Hastings ran unopposed for re-election in 2004.

2002
On November 5, 2002, Alcee L. Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Laurie (R) and B.B.B. (Write-in) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Florida District 23 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlcee L. Hastings incumbent 77.5% 96,347
     Republican Charles Laurie 22.5% 27,986
     Write-in B.B.B. 0% 5
Total Votes 124,338

2000
On November 7, 2000, Alcee L. Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Lambert (R) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Florida District 23 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlcee L. Hastings incumbent 76.3% 89,179
     Republican Bill Lambert 23.7% 27,630
     N/A Write-in 0% 4
Total Votes 116,813

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 23rd 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 23rd District was based in south Florida and consisted of parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties. The district also included Pompano Beach, Boynton Beach and Belle Glade.

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