2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida

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2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida

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All 27 Florida seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 14 13

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the 27 U.S. Representatives from the state of Florida, one from each of the state's 27 congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

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District 3[edit]

The 3rd district is located in North Central Florida and includes the cities of Gainesville, Palatka, and Ocala. The incumbent is Republican Ted Yoho, who was re-elected with 57.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Amy Pope Wells, businesswoman[2]
Potential[edit]

District 5[edit]

The 5th district stretches along the northern border of Florida from the state capital, Tallahassee, to Jacksonville. The incumbent is Democrat Al Lawson, who was re-elected with 66.8% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Albert Chester, pharmacist[4]
Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Matthew Lusk, bookseller[5]

District 7[edit]

The 7th district encompasses all of Seminole County and northern Orange County, including much of downtown and northern Orlando and the cities of Maitland and Winter Park. The incumbent is Democrat Stephanie Murphy, who was re-elected with 57.7% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]
Withdrawn[edit]
  • Jan Edwards, businesswoman[9]

District 9[edit]

The 9th district encompasses eastern Orlando and the cities of Yeehaw Junction, Kissimmee, and St. Cloud. The incumbent is Democrat Darren Soto, who was re-elected with 58.0% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Hendrith Smith Jr., financial advisor[10]
Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Sergio Garcia, mortgage banker[8]
  • Bill Olson, U.S. Army veteran[11]

District 10[edit]

The 10th district is centered around Orlando and the surrounding suburbs such as Lockhart, Oak Ridge, and Zellwood. The incumbent is Democrat Val Demings, who was re-elected unopposed in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Kirk Troen, U.S. Marine Corps veteran[12]

District 13[edit]

The 13th district is located in the Tampa Bay Area and includes Clearwater, Largo and Saint Petersburg. The incumbent is Democrat Charlie Crist, who was re-elected with 57.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

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Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

District 15[edit]

The 15th district is based in the eastern suburbs and exurbs of Tampa, including Brandon, Plant City, Lakeland and Bartow. The incumbent is Republican Ross Spano, who was elected with 53.0% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

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Democratic primary[edit]

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Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]

District 16[edit]

The 16th district encompasses the southern suburbs of Tampa, including Riverview and Sun City Center, and stretches down into Manatee County and northern Sarasota County. The incumbent is Republican Vern Buchanan, who was reelected with 54.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

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Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

District 20[edit]

The 20th district is located in southeast Florida, encompassing the majority-black areas in and around Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The incumbent is Democrat Alcee Hastings, who was re-elected unopposed in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

District 21[edit]

The 21st district is located in southeast Florida, running from Wellington to Pompano Beach. The incumbent is Democrat Lois Frankel, who was re-elected unopposed in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

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Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

District 23[edit]

The 23rd district is based in Weston and Miami Beach. The incumbent is Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was re-elected with 58.5% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

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Republican primary[edit]

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District 26[edit]

The 26th district covers south Florida, including all of Monroe County and southwestern Miami-Dade County. The incumbent is Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, who flipped the district and was elected with 50.9% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

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Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Irina Vilariño, restaurant owner[24]
Potential[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Derby, Kevin (April 22, 2019). "Amy Pope Wells Launches Congressional Bid in North Florida". Florida Daily. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Gancarski, A.G. (June 20, 2019). "Quietly reneging on term pledge, Ted Yoho endorses Donald Trump for re-election". Florida Politics. Retrieved June 20, 2019.
  4. ^ Gancarski, A.G. (February 15, 2019). "Al Lawson draws primary challenge". Florida Politics. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  5. ^ Sommer, Will (April 8, 2019). "Republican QAnon follower mounts 2020 challenge to Al Lawson". Florida Politics. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  6. ^ Peters, Xander (March 20, 2019). "Central Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy is officially running for a third term". Orlando Weekly. Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  7. ^ Powers, Scott (March 8, 2019). "Stephanie Murphy draws first 2020 opponent, Armani Salado". Florida Politics. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Powers, Scott (May 10, 2019). "Republican Sergio Garcia enters CD 9 contest". Florida Politics. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  9. ^ Powers, Scott (July 3, 2019). "Republican Jan Edwards exits CD 7 contest". Florida Politics. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  10. ^ Powers, Scott (June 20, 2019). "Democrat Hendrith Smith files to challenge Darren Soto in CD 9". Florida Politics. Retrieved June 20, 2019.
  11. ^ Powers, Scott (April 12, 2019). "Republican Bill Olson files to run in CD 9". Florida Politics. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  12. ^ Troen, Kirk [@Troen4Congress] (May 3, 2019). "We should be celebrating 49 year low in unemployment. Unfortunately, the incumbent is focused on political gamesmanship rather than doing her job. It is time for a non-politician to represent the people. Join Troen for Congress today. #district10Florida #repvaldemings" (Tweet). Retrieved May 10, 2019 – via Twitter.
  13. ^ Irwin Taylor, Janelle (July 17, 2019). "Fourth GOP challenger enters race to unseat Charlie Crist". Florida Politics. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  14. ^ a b Irwin Taylor, Janelle (May 14, 2019). "Charlie Crist draws second Republican challenger". Florida Politics. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  15. ^ Clearfield, Alex [@AlexClearfield] (May 3, 2019). "Andrew Learned, who lost #FL15 Dem primary last year, is running again. Freshman Rep. Ross Spano (R) has faced questions over his campaign finances" (Tweet). Retrieved May 3, 2019 – via Twitter.
  16. ^ a b March, William (November 28, 2018). "Democrats eye 15th Congressional District for 2020". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  17. ^ March, William (March 28, 2019). "Carlson, Learned again considering run for U.S. 15th District". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  18. ^ Taylor, Janelle Irwin (June 17, 2019). "Adam Hattersley to abandon state House to run for Congress in Democratic seat swap". Florida Politics. Retrieved June 17, 2019.
  19. ^ Ogles, Jacob (July 22, 2019). "It's official: Margaret Good is running for Congress". Florida Politics.
  20. ^ Man, Anthony (July 2, 2019). "Congressman Alcee Hastings, battling pancreatic cancer, says he'll run for re-election and see Donald Trump's defeat in 2020". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
  21. ^ Derby, Kevin (May 7, 2019). "Lois Frankel Draws Republican Challengers for 2020". Florida Daily. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  22. ^ Nicol, Ryan (May 6, 2019). "Victor Garcia da Rosa to challenge Lois Frankel in CD 21". Florida Politics. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  23. ^ Man, Anthony (March 21, 2019). "Republican with ties to Marjory Stoneman Douglas launches campaign against Wasserman Schultz". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  24. ^ Nicol, Ryan (April 3, 2019). "Republican restaurateur Irina Vilariño to challenge Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in CD 26". Florida Politics. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  25. ^ Daugherty, Alex; Hanks, Douglas (November 29, 2018). "Curbelo considering 2020 Miami-Dade mayoral bid". Miami Herald. Retrieved February 15, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for 3rd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 5th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 7th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 9th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 10th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 13th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 15th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 16th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 20th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 21st district candidates
Official campaign websites for 23rd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 26th district candidates