District 1

Representative: Matt Gaetz

Party: Republican

Matt Gaetz's PolitiFact Scorecard

The scorecard indicates how many statements the representative has made that fall under each category. "None" indicates that they do not have a record on PolitiFact's website.

True: 0

Mostly true: 1

Half true: 1

Mostly false: 0

False: 1

Pants on fire: 0

Demographic profile of district 1:

Total of citizens 18 years and older: 575,138

Voting age population:

18-29 years: 22.50%

30-44 years: 22.80%

45-64 years: 33.80%

65 years and over: 21.00%


Male: 50.50%

Female: 49.50%


White alone: 80.30%

Black or African American alone: 13.00%

American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 0.30%

Asian alone: 1.90%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 0.10%

Some other race alone: 1.10%

Two or more races: 3.30%

Hispanic origin:

Hispanic or Latino: 4.70%

Not Hispanic or Latino: 95.30%

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 77.10%


Citizens 25 years and older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%


Households below the poverty level: 10.1%

Households with income of $100,000 or more: 18.8%

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