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Name: Díaz-Balart, Lincoln (1954-)

Historical Note:

Lincoln Díaz-Balart was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1954. From 1993 to 2011, he was the U.S. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district (R), previously serving in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida State Senate from 1986 to 1989 and 1989 to 1992, respectively.

Throughout his congressional tenure, Díaz-Balart was a member of the Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process and took on leadership positions in the House Republican Policy Committee. In 2010, Díaz-Balart announced his intention to not seek congressional re-election; his brother, Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart, ran to replace him and suceeded him in the position until January 2013.

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