|Florida's 6th congressional district|
Florida's 6th congressional district - since January 3, 2017
|Current Representative||Ron DeSantis(R-Palm Coast)|
|Area||2,682 sq mi (6,950 km2)|
Florida's 6th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Florida. The district stretches from the southern Jacksonville suburbs to New Smyrna Beach. It includes the city of Daytona Beach.
From 2003 to 2013 the district stretched from the St. Johns River and Jacksonville, sweeping through North Central Florida, encompassing portions of Gainesville and Ocala, and meandered down to the northern tip of the Greater Orlando area in Lake County. It included all of Bradford and Gilchrist counties and portions of Alachua, Clay, Duval, Lake, Levy, and Marion counties.
|Election results from presidential races|
|2008||President||John McCain 56 - Barack Obama 42%|
|2004||President||George W. Bush 61 - John Kerry 39%|
|District created January 3, 1945|
|Dwight L. Rogers||Democratic||January 3, 1945 - December 1, 1954||Died|
|Vacant||December 1, 1954 - January 3, 1955|
|Paul Rogers||Democratic||January 3, 1955 - January 3, 1967||Redistricted to the 9th district|
|Sam Gibbons||Democratic||January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1973||Redistricted from the 10th district, Redistricted to the 7th district|
|Bill Young||Republican||January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1983||Redistricted from the 8th district, Redistricted to the 8th district|
|Buddy MacKay||Democratic||January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1989|
|Cliff Stearns||Republican||January 3, 1989 - January 3, 2013||Lost primary election after being redistricted to the 3rd district|
|Ron DeSantis||Republican||January 3, 2013 - present|
|Independent||Steven E. Schonberg||71,632||28.54|
As of January 2017Bill Young (1973-1983) on October 18, 2013., these are two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 6th congressional district who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was
|Representative||Term in office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Buddy MacKay||1983-1989||March 22, 1933|
|Cliff Stearns||1989-2013||April 16, 1941|
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