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Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.)

  • District: 6th District, East -- Palm Coast, Daytona Beach, St. Augustine
  • Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Born: September 14, 1978; Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Casey Black DeSantis
  • Education: Yale U., B.A. 2001 (history & political science); Harvard U., J.D. 2005
  • Military Service: Navy Reserve 2010-present; Navy 2004-10
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Heather Beaven, D
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Western Hemisphere); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet); Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census)

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State Information: 6th District, East -- Palm Coast, Daytona Beach, St. Augustine

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Ron DeSantis (R) 195,962 57.2%
Heather Beaven (D) 146,489 42.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 58%
2008 Barack Obama: 46% John McCain: 54%




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