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Here's How South Florida Representatives Voted On Decertifying Electoral College Results

The U.S. Capitol on October 11, 2016.
The early morning light hits the U.S. Capitol Building on Oct. 17, 2019.

Early Thursday morning, after Wednesday's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol led by pro-Trump extremists, President-elect Joe Biden's election victory was certified by Congress.

But that decision came after two challenges to the election results from Pennsylvania and Arizona. Congress ultimately voted down efforts to decertify the electoral college results in those two states but a majority of Republican representatives, and some senators, voted in support of decertification — including many Florida lawmakers.

Sen. Marco Rubio voted against decertifying the results in both states while Sen. Rick Scott split his vote — supporting decertifying the results from Pennsylvania but not Arizona.

Meanwhile, Republican representatives from South Florida — including Reps. Carlos Gimenez, Mario Diaz-Balart and Brian Mast — voted in favor of decertifying the results.

Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar — representing Florida's 27th congressional district —has not been sworn in as she recovers from a positive COVID-19 test. She commented on yesterday's siege on Twitter.

Below we've listed how Florida's representatives and senators voted:

On decertifying results from Arizona

Senate

  • Sen. Marco Rubio (R) - NAY
  • Sen. Rick Scott (R) - NAY

House

  • Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R) - DID NOT VOTE
  • Rep. Vern Buchanan (R) - NAY
  • Rep. Kat Cammack (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Kathy Castor (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Charlie Crist (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Val Demings (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Ted Deutch (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Byron Donalds (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Neal Dunn (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Lois Frankel (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Scott Franklin (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Alcee Hastings (D) - DID NOT VOTE
  • Rep. Al Lawson (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Brian Mast (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Bill Posey (R) - YEA
  • Rep. John Rutherford (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Darren Soto (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Greg Steube (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Michael Waltz (R) - NAY
  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Daniel Webster (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Frederica Wilson (D) - NAY

On decertifying results from Pennsylvania

Senate

  • Sen. Marco Rubio (R) - NAY
  • Sen. Rick Scott (R) - YEA

House

  • Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R) - DID NOT VOTE
  • Rep. Vern Buchanan (R) - NAY
  • Rep. Kat Cammack (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Kathy Castor (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Charlie Crist (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Val Demings (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Ted Deutch (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Byron Donalds (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Neal Dunn (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Lois Frankel (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Scott Franklin (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Alcee Hastings (D) - DID NOT VOTE
  • Rep. Al Lawson (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Brian Mast (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Bill Posey (R) - YEA
  • Rep. John Rutherford (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Darren Soto (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Greg Steube (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Michael Waltz (R) - NAY
  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) - NAY
  • Rep. Daniel Webster (R) - YEA
  • Rep. Frederica Wilson (D) - NAY