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Florida's 17th congressional district

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Florida's 17th congressional district

Florida's 17th congressional district is an electoral district for the U.S. Congress, located in south-central Florida. The district includes a large area of central Florida from eastern Tampa Bay to the western shores of Lake Okeechobee.

From 2003 to 2013 it was located in South Florida, the majority African American district included the southern parts of Broward County and the eastern parts of Miami-Dade County. Included within the district were Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar, and North Miami.

The district is currently represented by Republican Tom Rooney.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1983
75px William Lehman Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the [[Florida's 13th congressional district#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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75px Carrie Meek Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003 103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Retired
75px Kendrick Meek Democratic January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2011 108th
109th
110th
111th
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
75px Frederica Wilson Democratic January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013 112th Redistricted to the [[Florida's 24th congressional district#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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75px Tom Rooney Republican January 3, 2013 – present 113th Redistricted from the [[Florida's 16th congressional district#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Results
2008 Barack Obama 87 - John McCain 12%
2004 John Kerry 83 - George W. Bush 17%
2000 Al Gore 84 - George W. Bush 15%

Election Results

2002

Florida's 17th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kendrick Meek* 113,749 99.94
No party Others 73 0.06%
Total votes 113,822 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004

Florida's 17th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kendrick Meek* 178,690 99.59
No party Others 734 0.41%
Total votes 179,424 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006

Florida's 17th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kendrick Meek* 90,663 99.97
No party Others 23 0.03%
Total votes 90,686 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008

Florida's 17th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kendrick Meek* ' 100.00
Total votes ' 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010

Florida's 17th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frederica S. Wilson 106,361 86.21
Independent Roderick Vereen 17,009 13.79
Total votes 123,370 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 17th congressional district

As of May 2015, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 17th congressional district who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Carrie P. Meek 1993–2003 (1926-04-29) April 29, 1926 (age 89)
Kendrick Meek 2003–2011 (1966-09-06) September 6, 1966 (age 49)
Frederica Wilson 2011–2013 (1942-11-05) November 5, 1942 (age 73)

Historical district boundaries

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2003 - 2013

References

External links

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