Republican Mike Fitzgerald defeated the incumbent Democrat Patrick Murphy in 2010. Fitzgerald has won the subsequent 2 elections. Steve Santarserio, the 2016 Democratic candidate, cut the 2014 margin of victory by 15 percentage points running against Brian Fitzgerald, Mike's brother.
House Democrats Eye Districts Where Trump Won by Narrow Margin. (Morning Consult, 6/1/2017)
Trump won 48.2 percent to Clinton’s 48 percent. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, who replaced his brother, former Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick, won the seat by about 9 points. Democrats last held the seat during a period of Republican unpopularity in the 2006 and 2008 cycles, with Barack Obama winning by 7.5 points in 2008.