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2016 Florida House of Representatives election

← 2014 November 8, 2016 2018 →

All 120 seats of the Florida House of Representatives
61 seats needed for a majority
Turnout43.53% Decrease 5.98 pp
  Majority party Minority party
 
Steve Crisafulli House portrait.jpg
State Representative Mark Pafford.jpg
Leader Steve Crisafulli Mark S. Pafford
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since November 18, 2014 November 18, 2014
Leader's seat 51st–Titusville 86th–West Palm Beach
Last election 82 seats, 58.11% 37 seats, 38.15%
Seats before 81 37
Seats won 79 41
Seat change Decrease 3 Increase 4
Popular vote 3,195,961 2,226,861
Percentage 57.08% 39.77%

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Results by district

Speaker before election

Steve Crisafulli
Republican

Speaker after election

Richard Corcoran
Republican

The 2016 Florida House of Representatives election was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, with the primary election held on August 30, 2016. Voters in the 120 districts of the Florida State House elected their representatives. The elections coincided with the elections for other offices, including for U.S. President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and the Florida Legislative.

Retiring Incumbents

Republicans

Democrats

Results

District 1

District 1 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clay Ingram (incumbent) 55,795 76.45%
Independent Bill Fetke 17,192 23.55%
Total votes 72,987 100%
Republican hold

District 2

District 2 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank White 48,117 61.34%
Democratic Ray Guillory 30,329 38.66%
Total votes 78,446 100%
Republican hold

District 3

Jayer Williamson ran unopposed in the Florida House of Representatives District 3 general election.

District 4

District 4 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mel Ponder 72,010 99.9%
Independent Christopher Eugene Schwantz 70 0.1%
Total votes 72,080 100%
Republican hold

District 5

District 5 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brad Drake (Incumbent) 51,832 67.95%
Independent Jamey Westbrook 24,443 32.05%
Total votes 76,275 100%
Republican hold

District 6

District 6 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jay Trumbull (Incumbent) 69,118 99.82%
Independent Jerry Wyche 127 0.18%
Total votes 69,245 100%
Republican hold

District 7

Incumbent Halsey Beshears ran unopposed in the Florida House of Representatives District 7 general election.

District 8

District 8 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ramon Alexander 60,929 99.92%
Independent Frantz Millien 51 0.08%
Total votes 60,980 100%
Democratic hold

District 9

District 9 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loranne Ausley 53,535 56.16%
Republican Jim Messer 41,816 43.85%
Total votes 95,351 100%
Democratic hold

District 10

District 10 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elizabeth Porter (Incumbent) 43,043 64.3%
Democratic Jerry Lawrence Bullard 23,893 35.7%
Total votes 66,936 100%
Republican hold

District 11

District 11 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cord Byrd 76,502 99.94%
Independent Walter Eugene Haynes 46 0.06%
Total votes 76,548 100%
Republican hold

District 12

District 12 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clay Yarborough 59,165 99.9%
Independent Jerry B. Steckloff 59 0.1%
Total votes 59,224 100%
Republican hold

District 13

District 13 election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tracie Davis 37,517 59.71%
Republican Mark L. Griffin 25,318 40.29%
Total votes 62,835 100%
Democratic hold