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Florida's 19th congressional district
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Current Representative vacant
Population (2000) 639,295
Median income $42,237
Ethnicity 86.6% White, 6.3% Black, 2.0% Asian, 4.3% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% other
Cook PVI D + 15

Florida's nineteenth congressional district is a U.S. congressional district in Florida. The residents of the nineteenth district were represented by Democrat Robert Wexler from 1997 to 2010, when he resigned to take a position with the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation. Barack Obama received 65% of the vote in this district in 2008. The district has a Cook Partisan Voting Index score of D +15.

In 2008, Wexler was elected to represent the 19th district the for the 7th time, winning 66.2% of the total vote against two challengers.[1]

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Recent electoral history

Year Results
2000 Gore 71 - 27%
2004 Kerry 66 - 33%
2008 Obama 65 - 34%

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress Note
District created January 3, 1983
Dante Fascell Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
Redistricted from the 15th district;
Retired
Harry Johnston Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 103rd
104th
Redistricted from the 14th district;
Retired
Robert Wexler Democratic January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2010 105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
Resigned to become president of the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation
Vacant January 3, 2010 – Present 111th See Florida's 19th congressional district special election, 2010

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