Florida's 19th congressional district

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Florida's 19th congressional district
Florida US Congressional District 19 (since 2013).tif
Florida's 19th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Francis Rooney
RNaples
Area1,367[1] sq mi (3,540 km2)
Distribution
  • 96.3[2]% urban
  • 3.7% rural
Population (2016)799,332[3]
Median income$56,828[4]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+13[5]

NOTE: This district's boundaries were changed in 2016. This map is not presently accurate.

Florida's 19th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in southwestern Florida. The district includes Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples, and Marco Island. The district also includes Southwest Florida International Airport and Florida Gulf Coast University.

The district is currently represented by Republican Francis Rooney, who announced in October 2019 that he will not run for re-election in 2020.[6]

Presidential Election History[edit]

Year Results
2008 John McCain 56.8%-42.3%
2012 Mitt Romney 60.5%-38.7%
2016 Donald Trump 59.6%-37.5%

Election results[edit]

2002[edit]

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida: District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert Wexler (Incumbent) 156,747 72.16%
Republican Jack Merkle 60,477 27.84%
Majority 96,720 44.32%
Turnout 217,224 100%
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida: District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert Wexler (Incumbent) 202,345 100% +27.84%
Majority 202,345 100% +55.68%
Turnout 202,345 100% -6.85%
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida: District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert Wexler (Incumbent) 178,456 100% 0%
Majority 178,456 100% 0%
Turnout 178,456 100% -11.8%
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida: District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert Wexler (Incumbent) 202,465 66.16% -33.84%
Republican Edward Lynch 83,357 27.24% +27.24%
Independent Benjamin Graber 20,214 6.61% +6.61%
Majority 119,108 38.92% -61.08%
Turnout 306,036 100% +71.49%
Democratic hold

2010 (Special)[edit]

2010 Florida's 19th congressional district special election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Ted Deutch 43,269 62.06% -4.10%
Republican Edward Lynch 24,549 35.21% +7.97%
Independent Jim McCormick 1,905 2.73% +2.73%
Majority 18,720 26.85% -12.07%
Turnout 69,723 100% -77.22%
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida: District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Ted Deutch (Incumbent) 132,098 62.59% +0.53%
Republican Joe Budd 78,733 37.30% +2.09%
Write-in Others 228 0.11% +0.11%
Majority 53,365 25.29% -1.56%
Turnout 211,059 100% +202.71%
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

Florida 19th Congressional District 2012[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trey Radel 189,833 62.0
Democratic Jim Roach 109,746 35.8%
No Party Affiliation Brandon M. Smith 6,637 2.2%
Total votes 306,216 100.0%
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2014 (Special)[edit]

Florida's 19th Congressional District special election, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Curt Clawson 66,922 66.9%
Democratic April Freeman 29,314 29.3%
Libertarian Ray Netherwood 3,729 3.7%
Write-in Timothy J. Rossano 24 0.0%
Total votes 99,989 100.0%
Republican hold

2014[edit]

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2014)[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Curt Clawson (Incumbent) 159,354 64.6%
Democratic April Freeman 80,824 32.7%
Libertarian Ray Netherwood 6,671 2.7%
Write-in Timothy J. Rossano 12 0.0%
Total votes 246,861 100.0%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2016[edit]

Florida's 19th Congressional District Election (2016)[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Francis Rooney 239,225 65.9%
Democratic Robert M. Neeld 123,812 34.1%
Write-in David Byron 109 0%
Write-in Timothy John Rossano 20 0%
Total votes 363,166 100.00%
Republican hold

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created January 3, 1983
Dante Fascell official portrait.jpg
Dante Fascell
Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 15th district and re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Retired.
Harry A. Johnston.jpg
Harry Johnston
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1997
103rd
104th
Redistricted from the 14th district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Retired.
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Robert Wexler
Democratic January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2010
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
Elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Resigned to become president of the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation.
Vacant January 3, 2010 –
April 13, 2010
111th
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Ted Deutch
Democratic April 13, 2010 –
January 3, 2013
111th
112th
Elected to finish Wexler's term.
Re-elected later in 2010.
Redistricted to the 21st district.
Trey Radel, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Trey Radel
Republican January 3, 2013 –
January 27, 2014
113th Elected in 2012.
Resigned.
Vacant January 27, 2014 –
June 24, 2014
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Curt Clawson
Republican June 24, 2014 –
January 3, 2017
113th
114th
Elected to finish Radel's term.
Re-elected later in 2014.
Retired[11]
Francis Rooney official portrait v2.jpg
Francis Rooney
Republican January 3, 2017 –
present
115th
116th
Elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.

Living former representatives[edit]

As of January 2017, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 19th congressional district who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was Dante Fascell (served 1983–1993) on November 28, 1998.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Harry Johnston 1993–1997 (1931-12-02) December 2, 1931 (age 87)
Robert Wexler 1997–2010 (1961-01-02) January 2, 1961 (age 58)
Ted Deutch 2010–2013 (1966-05-07) May 7, 1966 (age 53)
Trey Radel 2013–2014 (1976-04-20) April 20, 1976 (age 43)
Curt Clawson 2014–2017 (1959-09-28) September 28, 1959 (age 60)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

From 2003 to 2013, the 19th district was based in South Florida. The district included parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties, including the cities of Coral Springs, Margate, and Greenacres.

2003–2013
The former 19th district covered parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Congressional Plan--SC14-1905 (Ordered by The Florida Supreme Court, 2-December-2015)" (PDF). Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=19
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=12&cd=19
  5. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  6. ^ Zanona, Melanie; Dixon, Matt; Vasquez, Christian (October 19, 2019). "GOP congressman who was open to impeachment calls it quits". Politico. Washington, DC. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  7. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results: November 6, 2012 General Election". Florida Department of State Department of Elections. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
  8. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results: June 24, 2014 Special General Congressional 19". Florida Department of State Department of Elections. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  9. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results: November 4, 2014 General Election". Florida Department of State Department of Elections. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  10. ^ ""Florida Department of State Division of Elections"".
  11. ^ King, Ledyard (May 20, 2016). "U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson won't seek re-election". The News-Press. Retrieved June 16, 2016.

Coordinates: 26°25′54″N 81°54′24″W / 26.43167°N 81.90667°W / 26.43167; -81.90667