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Florida's 14th congressional district

Florida's 14th congressional district
Florida's 14th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Florida's 14th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Kathy Castor (DTampa)
Cook PVI D+11

Florida's 14th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress and was reassigned in 2012, effective January 2013, to western Hillsborough County, Florida and Manatee County.[1][2] The district includes downtown St. Petersburg and most of Tampa.

The former 14th district, in 2003–2012, was located in the Gulf Coast region in Southwestern Florida and included all of Lee County and portions of Charlotte and Collier counties. Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral and part of Port Charlotte were located in the district.

The district is currently represented by Democrat Kathy Castor.

Contents

  • Presidential elections 1
  • List of representatives 2
  • Election Results 3
    • 2002 3.1
    • 2004 3.2
    • 2006 3.3
    • 2008 3.4
    • 2010 3.5
  • Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 14th congressional district 4
  • Historical district boundaries 5
  • References 6

Presidential elections

Year Results
2000 Al Gore 38%
2004 John Kerry 38%
2008 John McCain 57 - Barack Obama 42%
2012 Barack Obama 65 - Mitt Romney 34%

List of representatives

The district was created in 1973.

Representative Party Years District home Notes
Claude Pepper Democratic January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983 Redistricted from the 11th district
Redistricted to the 18th district
Daniel A. Mica Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1989 Redistricted from the 11th district
Retired in an unsuccessful run for United States Senate
Harry Johnston Democratic January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted to the 19th district
Porter Goss Republican January 3, 1993 – September 23, 2004 Redistricted from the 13th district
Resigned to become Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Vacant September 23, 2004 – January 3, 2005
Connie Mack IV Republican January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013 Retired to run for the US Senate
Kathy Castor Democratic January 3, 2013 – present Redistricted from the 11th district

Election Results

2002

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Porter J. Goss* 232,566 100.00
Total votes 232,566 100.00
Voter turnout 100.00%
Republican hold

2004

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV 226,662 67.59
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 108,672 32.41
Total votes 335,334 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

2006

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV* 151,615 64.37
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 83,920 35.63
Total votes 235,535 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

2008

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV* 224,602 59.44
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 93,590 24.77
Independent Burt Saunders 54,750 14.49
Independent Jeff George 4,949 1.31
Total votes 377,891 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

2010

Florida's 14th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Connie Mack IV* 188,341 68.57
Democratic James Lloyd Roach 74,525 27.13
Independent William Maverick St. Claire 11,825 4.31
Total votes 274,691 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 14th congressional district

As of May 2015, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 14th congressional district who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Harry Johnston 1989–1993 (1931-12-02) December 2, 1931
Porter Goss 1993–2004 (1938-11-26) November 26, 1938
Connie Mack IV 2005–2013 (1967-08-12) August 12, 1967

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

References

  1. ^ See whole Florida state map for 2013, with the 14th district covering Sumter County, Hernando to Marion County: h9047_35x42L.pdf Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 16, 2012.
  2. ^ See 2013 borders of 14th district in the 2013 districts map: H000C9047_map_bb.pdf, for the Big Bend region of Florida. Congressional Plan: H000C9047. Chapter No. 2012-2, Laws of Florida. www.flsenate.gov. February 2012.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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