Florida House District 8

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill McCollum Republican 136,476 67.5%
Al Krulick Democratic 65,784 32.5%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill McCollum Republican 104,298 65.8%
Al Krulick Democratic 54,245 34.2%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ric Keller Republican 125,253 50.8%
Linda Chapin Democratic 121,295 49.2%
2000 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Sublette Republican 18,196 43.4%
Ric Keller Republican 12,981 31.0%
Bob Hering Republican 10,736 25.6%
2000 House Primary Runoff
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ric Keller Republican 16,292 51.9%
Bill Sublette Republican 15,077 48.1%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ric Keller Republican 123,497 65.1%
Eddie Diaz Democratic 66,099 34.9%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ric Keller Republican 172,232 60.5%
Stephen Murray Democratic 112,343 39.5%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ric Keller Republican 95,258 52.8%
Charlie Stuart Democratic 82,526 45.7%
Wes Hoaglund Independent 2,640 1.5%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charlie Stuart Democratic 12,728 47.7%
Alan Grayson Democratic 9,691 36.3%
Homer Hartage Democratic 4,250 15.9%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ric Keller Republican 30,707 72.5%
Elizabeth Doran Republican 11,661 27.5%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Alan Grayson Democratic 172,854 52.0%
Ric Keller Republican 159,490 48.0%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Alan Grayson Democratic 16,104 48.5%
Charlie Stuart Democratic 9,146 27.5%
Mike Smith Democratic 5,727 17.2%
Quoc Van Democratic 1,219 3.7%
Alexander Fry Democratic 1,030 3.1%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ric Keller Republican 22,198 53.1%
Todd Long Republican 19,640 46.9%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Daniel Webster Republican 123,586 56.1%
Alan Grayson Democratic 84,167 38.2%
Peg Dunmire Tea party 8,337 3.8%
George Metcalfe No pty aff 4,143 1.9%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Daniel Webster Republican 24,753 40.2%
Todd Long Republican 14,082 22.9%
Kurt Kelly Republican 8,311 13.5%
Patricia Sullivan Republican 6,507 10.6%
Bruce O'Donoghue Republican 4,394 7.1%
Dan Fanelli Republican 1,896 3.1%
Ross Bieling Republican 1,645 2.7%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Posey Republican 205,432 58.9%
Shannon Roberts Democratic 130,870 37.5%
Richard Gillmor No pty aff 12,607 3.6%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Posey Republican 180,728 65.9%
Gabriel Rothblatt Democratic 93,724 34.1%

Demographic Data

Population 703,604
Percentage White 83.7%
Percentage Black 9.9%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.2%
Percentage Asian 2.0%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.4%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.3%
Percentage Other Race 1.6%
 
Percentage Hispanic 9.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 76.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 9.5%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.7%
 
Median Household Income $45,110
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 31.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 15.2%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 10.0%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 90.3%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 8.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.1%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 22.7%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 40.0%
Percentage with a College Degree 26.6%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 34.1%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 27.5%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 9.2%
 
Percentage Married Couples 46.7%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 13.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 7:16pm June 15, 2016