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Kathy Castor and Lois FrankeI Win Re-Election to Congress Without Opposition

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Dreams do come true if you ask two congressional Democrat incumbents in Florida who will get a free ride to re-election.

U.S. Representatives Kathy Castor -Tampa, and Lois Frankel – West Palm Beach both won automatic re-election to Congress when no one submitted paperwork and paid the $10,440 filing fee to challenge them before the May 4 deadline.

They are the only members of Florida’s congressional delegation to run unopposed this year.

U.S. Representatives in Florida

No free ride to re-election for the remaining congressional incumbents:

District Candidate Status Primary General
1 DosevCris  (REP) Qualified
  EhrPhil  (DEM) Qualified
  GaetzMatt  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified
  MillsJohn  (REP) Qualified
  ZimmermanJennifer M. (DEM) Qualified
2 DunnNeal  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
  PetersBrandon  (DEM) Qualified
  RackleffBob  (DEM) Qualified
3 GosaiDushyant Jethagir (DEM) Qualified
  Hayes HinsonYvonne  (DEM) Qualified
  SappJudson  (REP) Qualified
  WellsTom  (DEM) Qualified
  YohoTed  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified
4 BerriosJoceline  (NPA) Qualified
  BulgerJason Michael (NPA) Qualified
  KonizGary L. (WRI) Qualified
  MurphyDanny  (WRI) Qualified
  RutherfordJohn H. (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
  SelmontGeorge “Ges” (DEM) Qualified Unopposed
5 BrownAlvin  (DEM) Qualified
  FullerVirginia  (REP) Qualified Unopposed
  LawsonAl  (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified
6 CostelloFred  (REP) Qualified
  SevignyStephen  (DEM) Qualified
  SoderbergNancy  (DEM) Qualified
  UpchurchJohn  (DEM) Qualified
  WaltzMichael  (REP) Qualified
  WardJohn  (REP) Qualified
7 FrancoisVennia  (REP) Qualified
  MillerMike  (REP) Qualified
  MurphyStephanie  (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified
  RichardsonChardo  (DEM) Qualified
  SturgillScott  (REP) Qualified
8 PatelSanjay  (DEM) Qualified Unopposed
  PoseyBill  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
9 GraysonAlan  (DEM) Qualified
  LiebnitzkyWayne  (REP) Qualified Unopposed
  SotoDarren  (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified
10 DariusWade  (DEM) Qualified
  DemingsVal  (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified
11 CottrellDana  (DEM) Qualified Unopposed
  SaldanaLuis  (WRI) Qualified
  WebsterDaniel  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
12 BilirakisGus Michael (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
  HunterChris  (DEM) Qualified
  PerenichStephen M. (DEM) Qualified
  PurkisAngelika  (NPA) Qualified
  TagerRobert Matthew (DEM) Qualified
13 BuckGeorge  (REP) Qualified
  CristCharlie  (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
  SostackBrad  (REP) Qualified
14 CastorKathy  (DEM)  *Incumbent Unopposed Unopposed Unopposed
15 BynzarAlek  (WRI) Qualified
  CarlsonKristen  (DEM) Qualified
  CombeeNeil  (REP) Qualified
  HarperSean  (REP) Qualified
  JohnsonDave  (WRI) Qualified
  KushmerDanny  (REP) Qualified
  LearnedAndrew P. (DEM) Qualified
  PenaRaymond “Ray” (DEM) Qualified
  RabinowitzJeffrey G. (WRI) Qualified
  RogersCurt  (REP) Qualified
  ShoemakerEd  (REP) Qualified
  SpanoRoss  (REP) Qualified
16 BuchananVern  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
  SchneiderJan  (DEM) Qualified
  ShapiroDavid  (DEM) Qualified
17 AkinsBill  (REP) Qualified
  FreemanApril  (DEM) Qualified
  GonzalezJulio  (REP) Qualified
  PollardBill  (DEM) Qualified
  SteubeGreg  (REP) Qualified
18 BaerLauren  (DEM) Qualified
  CummingsDave  (REP) Qualified
  FreemanMark  (REP) Qualified
  KeithPam  (DEM) Qualified
  MastBrian  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified
19 HoldenDavid  (DEM) Qualified
  PollardPete  (WRI) Qualified
  RooneyFrancis  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
  TruaxTodd James (DEM) Qualified
20 BonnerJay  (WRI) Qualified
  Cherfilus-McCormickSheila  (DEM) Qualified
  HastingsAlcee L. (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified
21 FrankelLois  (DEM)  *Incumbent Unopposed Unopposed Unopposed
22 DeutchTed  (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified
  FandlJeff  (DEM) Qualified
  KimazNicolas  (REP) Qualified
  ManjarresJavier “Javi” (REP) Qualified
  WaltersEddison  (REP) Qualified
23 CanovaTimothy A. “Tim” (NPA) Qualified
  EndrissDon  (NPA) Qualified
  KaufmanJoseph “Joe” (REP) Qualified
  ReyesCarlos J. (REP) Qualified
  SpaldingCarla  (REP) Qualified
  Wasserman SchultzDebbie  (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
24 De La FuenteRicardo  (DEM) Qualified
  WilsonFrederica S. (DEM)  *Incumbent Qualified
25 Barzee FloresMary  (DEM) Qualified Unopposed
  Diaz-BalartMario  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified Unopposed
26 CurbeloCarlos  (REP)  *Incumbent Qualified
  FaasSouraya  (REP) Qualified
  GrimesDemetries Andrew (DEM) Qualified
  Mucarsel-PowellDebbie  (DEM) Qualified
27 AdadiElizabeth  (REP) Qualified
  BarreiroBruno A. (REP) Qualified
  ChirinoAngie  (REP) Qualified
  GonzalezKristen Rosen (DEM) Qualified
  HaggmanMatt  (DEM) Qualified
  HepburnMichael A. (DEM) Qualified
  JoliMayra  (NPA) Qualified
  MarksStephen  (REP) Qualified
  OhevzionMichael  (REP) Qualified
  PeiroMaria  (REP) Qualified
  RichardsonDavid  (DEM) Qualified
  Rodriguez AguileraBettina  (REP) Qualified
  SalazarMaria Elvira (REP) Qualified
  ShalalaDonna  (DEM) Qualified
  SosaGina  (REP) Qualified

Courtesy of Florida Division of Elections

Most congressional incumbents will face off with an opponent(s) in the August 26 primary election or during the November 6 general election.

 

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