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Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)

  • District: 27th District, Southeast -- Most of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Residence: Miami
  • Born: July 15, 1952; Havana, Cuba
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Husband, Dexter Lehtinen; two children, two stepchildren
  • Education: Miami-Dade Community College, A.A. 1972 (English); Florida International U., B.A. 1975 (English & education); Florida International U., M.S. 1976-86 (education); U. of Miami, Ph.D. 2004 (education)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Fla. House, 1982-86; Fla. Senate, 1986-89; U.S. House, 1989-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1989 (12th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa - Chairwoman; Western Hemisphere); Rules (Rules & the Organization of the House)
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State Information: 27th District, Southeast -- Most of Miami, Coral Gables

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) 138,488 60.2%
Manny Yevancey (D) 85,020 36.9%
Thomas Cruz-Wiggins (NPA) 6,663 2.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 53% Mitt Romney: 46%
2008 Barack Obama: 49% John McCain: 51%

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