Florida's 27th Congressional District

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Florida's 27th Congressional District
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Current incumbentIleana Ros-Lehtinen Republican Party
Population712,083
Gender49.5% Male, 50.5% Female
Race86.3% White, 8.3% Black, 1.7% Asian, 0.2% Native American
Ethnicity72.7% Hispanic
Unemployment13%
Median household income$38,679
High school graduation rate75.7%
College graduation rate27.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 27th Congressional District of Florida is a new congressional district in Florida.[1]

Florida's 27th Congressional District is a new district that was created as a result of the 2010 Census.[2] It is entirely within Miami-Dade county.[3]

The current representative of the 27th Congressional District is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 27th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 27th Congressional District of Florida will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Florida's 27th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 27th District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 18th District, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen won the election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 27 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngIleana Ros-Lehtinen Incumbent 60.2% 138,488
     Democratic Manny Yevancey 36.9% 85,020
     Independent Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins 2.9% 6,663
Total Votes 230,171
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Redistricting

2012

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. Florida's 27th Congressional District is a new district that will be created as a result of the 2010 Census.[1] It is entirely within Miami-Dade county.[3]

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