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Lincoln Diaz-Balart previously served the 21st Congressional district of Florida

Lincoln Diaz-Balart, a Republican, is a former U.S. Representative for the 21st Congressional District of Florida, having served 1993 to 2011. He did not seek reelection. He was succeeded by his brother, Republican Mario Diaz Balart.(map) [1]

Record and controversies

General information about important bills and votes for can be found in Congresspedia's articles on legislation. You can add information you find on how Lincoln Diaz Balart voted by clicking the "[edit]" link to the right and typing it in. Remember to cite your sources!

Iraq War

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Biography

Diaz-Balart was born in Havana,Cuba on August 13, 1954. He is the son of Cuban politician Rafael Diaz-Balart, and a former nephew by marriage of Fidel Castro. He was educated at American School of Madrid, Madrid, Spain, New College of Florida, Cambridge University, and Case Western Reserve University. He was a lawyer and a state legislator before entering the House.

He is active in the Free Cuba movement.[1]

His brother, Mario Diaz-Balart, is also a congressman, representing the 25th district of Florida.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated Frank Gonzalez to face Diaz Balart in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [2] Diaz Balart retained his seat.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00002872&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Lincoln Diaz Balart
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and affiliations

Committees

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More background data

Wikipedia also has an article on Lincoln Diaz Balart. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Former contact

DC Office:
2244 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-4211
Fax: 202-225-8576
Web Email
Website

District Office - Miami:
8525 Northwest 53rd Terrace, Suite 102
Miami, FL 33166
Phone: 305-470-8555
Fax: 305-470-8575

Articles and resources

Resources

References

  1. Lincoln Diaz-Balart profile, The Washington Post, accessed January 2011.

Articles

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
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110th Congress
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Committees: House Committee on Rules, House Committee on Rules/Subcommittee on the Legislative and Budget Process
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 3, 1992
First Took Current Office:
January 3, 1993
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
Flordia Senate, Florida House of Representatives
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 8525 Northwest 53rd Terrace, Suite 102 Miami, FL 33166
Phone: 305-470-8555 / Fax: 305-470-8575





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Date of Birth: August 13, 1954