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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Biography


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Full Name:

Alcee 'Judge' L. Hastings, Sr.




3 Children: Chelsea, Alcee, Leigh

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Altamonte Springs, FL

Home City:

Miramar, FL


African Methodist Episcopal

JD, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1963

Attended, Law, Howard University, 1958-1960

BS, Zoology and Botany, Fisk University, 1958

Senior Democratic Whip, United States House of Representatives

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Florida, District 20, 2012-2021

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Florida, District 20, 2018, 2020

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Florida, District 23, 1992-2012

Candidate, Secretary of State, State of Florida, 1990

Member, Afterschool Caucus

Member, Algae Energy Caucus

Member, Algeria Caucus

Member, Americans Abroad Caucus

Member, Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease

Member, Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease

Member, Bipartisan Cystic Fibrosis Caucus

Member, Caribbean Caucus

Member, Children's Caucus

Member, Coalition for Autism Research and Education

Member, Coast Guard Caucus

Member, Community College Caucus

Member, Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus

Member, Congressional Afghan Caucus

Member, Congressional Animal Protection Caucus

Member, Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus

Member, Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus

Member, Congressional Army Caucus

Member, Congressional Arts Caucus

Member, Congressional Asthma and Allergy Caucus

Member, Congressional Bicameral High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus

Member, Congressional Black Caucus

Member, Congressional Black Caucus Energy and the Environment Taskforce

Member, Congressional Black Caucus Gaming Taskforce

Member, Congressional Boating Caucus

Member, Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth

Member, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues

Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans

Member, Congressional Caucus on Missing, Exploited and Runaway Children

Member, Congressional Caucus on the European Union

Member, Congressional Caucus on the Judicial Branch

Member, Congressional Caucus on Turkey and Turkish Americans

Member, Congressional Caucus on Women in the Military

Co-Founder/Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus to End Homelessness

Member, Congressional Coastal Caucus

Member, Congressional Contaminated Drywall Caucus

Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus

Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus

Member, Congressional French Caucus

Member, Congressional Gaming Caucus

Member, Congressional Gulf Coast Caucus

Member, Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition

Member, Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus

Member, Congressional Humanities Caucus

Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus

Member, Congressional Human Trafficking Caucus

Member, Congressional Mental Health Caucus

Member, Congressional Morocco Caucus

Member, Congressional Narcotics Abuse and Control Caucus

Member, Congressional Older Americans Caucus

Member, Congressional Out of Poverty Caucus

Member, Congressional Philanthropy Caucus

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Pollinator Protection Caucus

Member, Congressional Singapore Caucus

Member, Congressional Social Work Caucus

Member, Congressional Taiwan Caucus

Member, Congressional Task Force Against Anti-Semitism

Member, Congressional Trails Caucus

Member, Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus

Member, Congressional TRIO Caucus

Member, Congressional Ukrainian Caucus

Member, Congressional Universal Health Care Reform Caucus

Member, Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus

Member, Congressional Zoo & Aquarium Caucus

Member, Dairy Farmers Caucus

Member, Democratic Caucus

Co-Chair, Democratic Caucus' Congressional Task Force on Job Creation

Co-Chair, Democratic Caucus’ Jobs Task Force

Member, Democratic Homeland Security Task Force

Co-chair, Democratic Israel Working Group

Member, Democratic Select Committee on Election Reform

Former Vice Chair, Democratic Select Committee on Election Reform

Member, Diversity and Innovation Caucus

Co-chair, Everglades Caucus

Chair, Florida Congressional Delegation

Member, Friends of Canada Caucus

Vice-Chair, Friends of Jordan Caucus

Member, Friends of Norway Caucus

Member, Friends of Switzerland Caucus

Co-chair, Global Road Safety Caucus

Member, Home Health Caucus

Member, House Cancer Caucus

Member, House Hunger Caucus

Member, House Special Operations Forces Caucus

Member, House Specialty Crop Caucus

Co-chair, House Sugar Caucus

Member, House Trade Working Group

Member, Housing Stabilization Task Force

Member, India Caucus

Member, International Conservation Caucus

Member, International Workers Rights Caucus

Member, Labor and Working Families Caucus

Member, Land Conservation Caucus

Member, LGBT Equality Caucus

Member, Macedonia Caucus

Member, Malaria Caucus

Member, Minor League Baseball Caucus

Member, National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus

Member, National Marine Sanctuary Caucus

Member, National Parks Caucus

Member, Native American Caucus

Member, NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus

Former Vice Chair, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, United States House of Representatives

Member, Populist Caucus

Member, PORTS Caucus

Member, Port Security Caucus

Member, Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus

Member, Rural Education Caucus

Member, Rural Health Care Coalition

Member, Sportsman's Caucus

Former Member, Subcommittee on Intelligence Community Management

Former Member, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Human Intelligence, Analysis, and Counterintelligence

Member, Sudan Caucus

Member, Tuberculosis Elimination Caucus

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Tunisia Caucus

Member, Urban Caucus

Member, US-Mexico Friendship Caucus

Member, US-Mongolia Friendship Caucus

Co-Chair, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 2007

Circuit Court Judge, Broward County, Florida, 1977-1999

Judge, Southern District of Florida, United States District Court, 1979-1989

Member, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Member, Broward County Democratic Executive Committee

Member, Costeau Society

Member, Family Christian Association

Member, Florida Chapter, National Bar Association

Member, Helsinki Commission

Member, Hollywood Hills Democratic Club

Member, International Black Firefighters Association

Member, Lauderhill Democratic Club

Member, Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce

Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Member, National Bar Association

Member, National Conference of Black Lawyers

Member, National Organization for Women (NOW)

Vice President, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly

Member, Pembroke Pines Democratic Club

Member, Planned Parenthood

Member, Progressive Black Police Officer's Club

Member, Sierra Club

Member, Simon Wiesenthal Center

Member, Southern Poverty Law Center

Member, The Furtivist Society

Member, T.J. Reddick Bar Association

Member, Urban League

Member, Women and Children First, Incorporated