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113th Congress, 2nd Session

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Office of the Nineteenth Congressional District of Florida
Formerly the Office of Representative Trey Radel

The Washington, D.C., office and the district offices of former Representative Trey Radel will continue to serve the people of the Nineteenth Congressional District of Florida under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Radel resigned from Congress effective 6:30 pm, January 27, 2014.

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The Interim Vacant Office Status

By federal law and the Rules of the House of Representatives, the employees of the former Representative continue to staff the offices of the congressional district under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. This interim vacant status continues until a new Representative is elected to fill the unexpired term. Currently, the congressional district does not have voting representation. Although the scope of the vacant congressional office is limited, constituents of the district are invited to contact this interim office for information and assistance as indicated below.

Legislative Information

Until a new Representative is elected, the vacant congressional office cannot take or advocate positions of public policy. Constituents may choose to express opinions on legislation or issues to your elected Senators or wait until a new Representative is elected and takes office. Mail received by the vacant office will be acknowledged. The staff of the vacant office can assist constituents with general information concerning the status of legislation, but cannot provide analysis of issues or render opinions.

Assistance with Federal Government Agencies (Casework)

The staff of the vacant office will continue to assist constituents who have cases pending with the office. These constituents will receive a letter from the Clerk requesting whether the staff should continue assistance or not. Constituents who do not have pending cases but require assistance in matters relating to federal government agencies are invited to contact the nearest district office for further information and assistance.

For assistance with pending casework matters, please email FL19.casework@mail.house.gov.

Office Locations

The staff of the vacant Congressional office is available to assist you at the following locations:

Washington, D.C.
Office of the Nineteenth Congressional District of Florida
1123 Longworth HOB
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2536
Fax: (202) 226-0439

District Offices in Florida
Cape Coral Office
804 Nicholas Parkway East, Suite 1
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Phone: (239) 573-5837
Fax: (239) 573-9125

Naples Office
3299 E. Tamiami Trail, Suite 105
Naples, FL 34112
Phone: (239) 252-6225

Other Sources in Florida

Florida Division of Elections

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