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Diaz-Balart retired at the end of the 111th Congress.

Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.)

  • District: 21st District, Southeast -- most of Hialeah and Kendall
  • Residence: Miami
  • Born: August 13, 1954; Havana, Cuba
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Cristina Diaz-Balart; two children
  • Education: U. of South Florida, B.A. 1976 (international relations); Case Western Reserve U., J.D. 1979
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for Fla. House, 1982; Fla. House, 1986-89; Fla. Senate, 1989-92; U.S. House, 1993-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Rules (Legislative & Budget Process - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 21st District, Southeast -- most of Hialeah and Kendall

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Mario Diaz-Balart (R)   unopposed
2008 general Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) 137,226 57.9%
Raul Martinez (D) 99,776 42.1%
2006 general Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) 66,784 59.5%
Frank Gonzalez (D) 45,522 40.5%
2004 general Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) 146,507 72.8%
Frank Gonzalez (LIBERT) 54,736 27.2%
2002 general Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R)   unopposed
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 49% John McCain: 51%
2004 John Kerry: 43% George W. Bush: 57%
2000 Al Gore: 42% George W. Bush: 57%

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