United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2012

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The 2012 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Florida will take place on November 6, 2012. Voters will elect 27 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 27 congressional districts.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is May 7, 2012. The primary elections will be held on August 14, 2012.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 6 election, the Republican Party holds 19 of the 25 Congressional seats from Florida. However, the state gained two seats after the 2010 census and will elect 27 representatives.

Members of the U.S. House from Florida -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 6 10
     Republican Party 19 17
Total 25 27

Candidates

Florida's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jim Bryan
Republican Party Jeff MillerGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Calen Fretts
Independent William Drummond II (Write In Candidate)


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian PartyLibertarian Candidate

IndependentWrite In Candidate

Florida's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Alfred Lawson
Republican Party Steve Southerland IIGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Floyd Patrick Miller


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Note: Jay Liles initially filed but no longer appears on the primary candidate list.[1]

Republican Party Republican Primary

IndependentNo Party Affiliation

Note:Nancy Argenziano abandoned her campaign for Congress in March 2012. She ran instead for the Florida State House[7][8]

Florida's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jacques Rene Gaillot, Jr.
Republican Party Ted YohoGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Philip Dodds
Independent Michael Ricks


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party No candidates have filed to run.
Republican Party Ander CrenshawGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Gary Koniz
Independent James Klauder


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

No candidates have filed to run.

Republican Party Republican Primary

IndependentNo Party Affiliation

Note:Gary Koniz initially filed as a Democratic candidate but will instead run as a write-in candidate.

Florida's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Corrine Brown Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party LeAnne Kolb
Independent Eileen Fleming
Independent Bruce Ray Riggs


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Heather Beaven
Republican Party Ron DeSantisGreen check mark transparent.png


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Florida's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jason Kendall
Republican Party John L. MicaGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Fred Marra


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Shannon Roberts
Republican Party Bill PoseyGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Richard Gillmor


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Alan GraysonGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Todd Long


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Florida's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Val Demings
Republican Party Daniel WebsterGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Naipaul Seegolam


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation Party

Florida's 11th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party David Werder
Republican Party Richard B. NugentGreen check mark transparent.png


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Florida's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jonathan Michael Snow
Republican Party Gus BilirakisGreen check mark transparent.png
Independent Paul Sidney Elliott
Independent John Russell


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 13th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jessica Ehrlich
Republican Party C.W. Bill YoungGreen check mark transparent.png


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Note: Nina Hayden initially filed but no longer appears on the official list of candidates.

Republican Party Republican Primary

Florida's 14th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Kathy Castor Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Evelio Otero Jr.


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Note: Mark Sharpe suspended his bid for the 14th District in February 2012, citing the "Democratic-leaning nature of the new lines."[21][22]

Florida's 15th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party No candidates filed to run.
Republican Party Dennis A. Ross Green check mark transparent.png


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

No candidates filed to run.

Republican Party Republican Primary

Florida's 16th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Keith Fitzgerald
Republican Party Vern Buchanan Green check mark transparent.png


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Florida's 17th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party William Bronson
Republican Party Thomas J. Rooney Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Tom Baumann (Write-In Candidate)


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Write in candidate

Florida's 18th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Patrick Murphy Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Allen West
Democratic Party Marilyn Davis Holloman (Write in candidate)


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Write in candidate

Florida's 19th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jim Roach
Republican Party Trey Radel Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Brandon Smith


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Note: : Tammy Hall:[30][31][32] indicated her intent and filed to run in 2012, but on March 3, withdrew from the race.

Florida's 20th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Alcee L. Hastings Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party No candidates filed to run
Independent Randall Terry
Independent Anthony Dutrow


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

No candidates filed to run.

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 21st Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Theodore E. Deutch Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party No candidates declared an intent to run
Independent Cesear Henao
Independent W. Michael Trout


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

  • No candidates have declared an intent to run yet

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 22nd Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Lois Frankel Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Adam Hasner


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Florida's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Debbie Wasserman Schultz Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Karen Harrington
Independent Ilya Katz


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 24th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Frederica S. Wilson Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party No candidates have yet declared an intention to run


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

No candidates have yet declared an intention to run.

Florida's 25th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party No candidates have filed to run.
Republican Party Mario Diaz-Balart Green check mark transparent.png
Independent VoteforEddie.Com
Independent Stanley Blumenthal


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

No candidates have qualified on the Democratic ticket

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation

Florida's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Joe Garcia Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David Rivera
Independent Angel Fernandez
Independent Jose Peixoto


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Independent candidates

Florida's 27th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Manny Yevancey
Republican Party Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins


August 14, 2012, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Note: Patrick Post initially filed but no longer appears on the list of primary candidates.[1]

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent No Party Affiliation


See also

References

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