Many of the U.S. Representatives currently representing Palm Beach County in Washington have begun to make their mark and are becoming very effective, however, their offices are 2 year terms and many prospects are starting to surface as possible challengers as presented here to help you follow the District 18, 20, 21 and 22 races for 2014 from start to finish to strategically help us all to be well informed in our final decisions to ensure our country’s success.
As per the Constitution, the U.S. House of Representatives makes and passes federal laws. The House is one of Congress’s two chambers (the other is the U.S. Senate), and part of the federal government’s legislative branch. The number of voting representatives in the House is fixed by law at no more than 435, proportionally representing the population of the 50 states. The incumbents currently representing Palm Beach County are up for election in the 2014 cycle in Districts #18, #20, #21 and #22 are:
DISTRICT #18 – Patrick Murphy (DEM)
DISTRICT #20 – Alcee L. Hastings (DEM)
DISTRICT #21 – Ted Deutch (DEM)
DISTRICT #22 – Lois Frankel (DEM)
According to information provided on the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections’ website, the following information is an unofficial reference of candidates provided by the Florida Division of Elections and is updated weekly as candidates file and update their information for the 2014 election cycle. The status for the following names is filed.
Office Candidate Name (Party)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 18 Ellen Andel (REP)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 18 Carl J. Domino (REP)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 18 Ilya Katz (REP)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 18 Alan Schlesinger (REP)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 20 Jean L. Enright (DEM)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 21 Henry Colon (REP)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 21 Ted Deutch (DEM)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 21 Emmanuel G. Morel (DEM)
U.S. Representative, Dist. 22 Andrea Leigh McGee (REP)
Filing is a part of the process of preparing to become a candidate (see http://www.pbcelections.org/content.aspx?id=48)
Palm Beach County’s registered voters as of 12/29/2013 REP: 250,940 DEM: 392,640 Other: 249,576 Total: 893,156
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