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Revision as of 21:39, 14 December 2013


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2014 U.S. House Elections in Florida

Primary Date
August 26, 2014

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Florida District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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Contents

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Florida will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect 27 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 27 congressional districts.

Florida is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds 17 of the 27 congressional seats from Florida.

Members of the U.S. House from Florida -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of August 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 10 Pending
     Republican Party 17 Pending
Total 27 27

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the 27 congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Jeff Miller Ends.png Republican 1
Steve Southerland II Ends.png Republican 2
Ted Yoho Ends.png Republican 3
Ander Crenshaw Ends.png Republican 4
Corrine Brown Electiondot.png Democratic 5
Ron DeSantis Ends.png Republican 6
John L. Mica Ends.png Republican 7
Bill Posey Ends.png Republican 8
Alan Grayson Electiondot.png Democratic 9
Daniel Webster Ends.png Republican 10
Richard B. Nugent Ends.png Republican 11
Gus Bilirakis Ends.png Republican 12
C.W. Bill Young Ends.png Republican 13
Kathy Castor Electiondot.png Democratic 14
Dennis A. Ross Ends.png Republican 15
Vern Buchanan Ends.png Republican 16
Thomas J. Rooney Ends.png Republican 17
Patrick Murphy Electiondot.png Democratic 18
Trey Radel Ends.png Republican 19
Alcee L. Hastings Electiondot.png Democratic 20
Theodore E. Deutch Electiondot.png Democratic 21
Lois Frankel Electiondot.png Democratic 22
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Electiondot.png Democratic 23
Frederica S. Wilson Electiondot.png Democratic 24
Mario Diaz-Balart Ends.png Republican 25
Joe Garcia Electiondot.png Democratic 26
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Ends.png Republican 27

Race background

Heading into the election, a few districts were already shaping up to be competitive. Florida's 2nd Congressional District, 10th Congressional District, 13th Congressional District, 18th Congressional District, and 26th Congressional District are pinpointed as races that could make the election intriguing.[4]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

1st Congressional District

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2nd Congressional District

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3rd Congressional District

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4th Congressional District

5th Congressional District

6th Congressional District

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7th Congressional District

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8th Congressional District

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9th Congressional District

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10th Congressional District

Withdrew prior to primary

Declined to run

11th Congressional District

Failed to file

Withdrew from race

12th Congressional District

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13th Congressional District

Withdrew from race

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Declined to run

14th Congressional District

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15th Congressional District

16th Congressional District

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Withdrew from race

17th Congressional District

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18th Congressional District

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Withdrew from race

Declined to run

19th Congressional District

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Rumored candidates

Declined to run

20th Congressional District

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21st Congressional District

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22nd Congressional District

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23rd Congressional District

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Rumored candidate

24th Congressional District

25th Congressional District

26th Congressional District

Withdrew from race

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27th Congressional District

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See also

External links

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