2018 Florida House of Representatives election

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All 120 seats in the Florida House of Representatives
61 seats needed for a majority
Turnout45.39% Increase 1.86 pp
  Majority party Minority party
 
Richard Corcoran.jpeg
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Leader Richard Corcoran Janet Cruz
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since November 22, 2016 November 21, 2016
Leader's seat 37th–Dade City 62nd–Tampa
Last election 79 seats, 57.08% 41 seats, 39.77%
Seats before 75 41
Seats won 73 47
Seat change Decrease 2 Increase 6
Popular vote 3,320,015 2,494,934
Percentage 56.21% 42.24%

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Results of the elections:
     Republican hold      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Democratic gain

Speaker before election

Richard Corcoran
Republican

Elected Speaker

José R. Oliva
Republican

The 2018 Florida House of Representatives election was held in the U.S. state of Florida on November 6, 2018, to elect members to the House of Representatives. The election coincided with the election for governor, and other elections. The Republicans won 73 seats and losing only 2, maintaining their control since 1997, while the Democrats gained 6 seats.[1] Four vacant seats, all won by Republicans in 2016, were picked up by Democrats.

Results

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Party Votes Seats
No. % No. +/− %
Republican Party of Florida 3,320,015 56.21 73 −2 60.83
Florida Democratic Party 2,494,934 42.24 47 +6 39.16
Independent 81,720 1.38 0 0 0.00
Libertarian Party of Florida 5,381 0.32 0 0 0.00
Green Party of Florida 4,622 0.32 0 0 0.00
Write-in 3,925 0.15 0 0 0.00
Total 5,906,926 100.00 120 ±0 100.00
Registered voters

(as of August 2018)

13,013,657 100.00
Turnout 5,906,926 45.39
Source: Florida Division of Elections,[2] CBS Miami[3]
Popular vote
Republican
56.21%
Democratic
42.24%
Other
0.83%
House seats
Republican
60.83%
Democratic
39.16%

Closest races

Seats where the margin of victory was under 10%:

  1. District 89, 0.0%
  2. District 26, 0.1% gain
  3. District 105, 0.9%
  4. District 115, 0.9%
  5. District 72, 1.5%
  6. District 15, 1.9%
  7. District 29, 2%
  8. District 118, 2.3% gain
  9. District 28, 2.5%
  10. District 44, 2.6%
  11. District 21, 2.9%
  12. District 84, 2.9%
  13. District 59, 3%
  14. District 83, 4.2%
  15. District 60, 4.6%
  16. District 69, 5.4% gain
  17. District 30, 5.9%
  18. District 114, 5.9%
  19. District 120, 6.2%
  20. District 103, 6.5% gain
  21. District 63, 6.9% gain
  22. District 64, 7%
  23. District 93, 7.1%
  24. District 67, 7.9%
  25. District 42, 8.9%
  26. District 58, 9%
  27. District 85, 9.2%

Retiring incumbents

Republicans

Democrats

References

  1. ^ "Florida House of Representatives elections, 2018".
  2. ^ "Florida Department of State - Election Results".
  3. ^ "Florida Tops 13 Million Registered Voters". 2018-08-13. Retrieved 2020-12-03.