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Florida's 9th Congressional District

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Florida's 9th Congressional District
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Current incumbentAlan Grayson Democratic Party
Population688,665
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race76.5% White, 10.7% Black, 3.7% Asian, 0.4% Native American
Ethnicity45.7% Hispanic
Unemployment12.2%
Median household income$41,564
High school graduation rate85.1%
College graduation rate21.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 9th Congressional District of Florida is a congressional district located in east central Florida.

Florida's 9th Congressional District is located in east central Florida and portions of Orange and Polk counties and all of Osceola county.[1]

It previously included portions of Orange and Polk counties and all of Osceola county. [1]

The current representative of the 9th Congressional District is Alan Grayson (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Florida's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 9th Congressional District of Florida will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Florida's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 9th District of Florida held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Alan Grayson won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Florida District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Grayson 62.5% 164,891
     Republican Todd Long 37.5% 98,856
Total Votes 263,747
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Gus Bilirakis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anita de Palma (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Florida District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGus M. Bilirakis incumbent 71.4% 165,433
     Democratic Anita de Palma 28.6% 66,158
Total Votes 231,591

2008
On November 4, 2008, Gus Bilirakis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Mitchell (D) and Richard O. Emmons (Term Limits for the United States Congress Party) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Florida District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGus M. Bilirakis incumbent 62.8% 216,591
     Democratic Bill Mitchell 36.6% 126,346
     Term Limits for the United States Congress Party Richard O. Emmons 0.6% 2,042
Total Votes 344,979

2006
On November 7, 2006, Gus Bilirakis won election to the United States House. He defeated Phyllis Busansky (D) and Andrew Pasayan (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGus M. Bilirakis 55.9% 123,016
     Democratic Phyllis Busansky 44.1% 96,978
     Write-in Andrew Pasayn 0% 19
Total Votes 220,013

2004
On November 2, 2004, Michael Bilirakis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Andrew Passayan (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Florida District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Bilirakis incumbent 99.9% 284,035
     Write-in Andrew Passayan 0.1% 243
Total Votes 284,278

2002
On November 5, 2002, Michael Bilirakis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chuck Kalogianis (D) and Andrew Passayan (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Florida District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Bilirakis incumbent 71.5% 169,369
     Democratic Chuck Kalogianis 28.5% 67,623
     Write-in Andrew Passayan 0% 16
Total Votes 237,008

2000
On November 7, 2000, Michael Bilirakis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jon Duffey (Reform Party) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Florida District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Bilirakis incumbent 81.9% 210,318
     Reform Party Jon Duffey 18.1% 46,474
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 256,794

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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 9th District encompassed most of rural eastern Hillsborough County, northern parts of Pinellas County (including Clearwater) and the Gulf coast of Pasco County (including New Port Richey).

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