Mario (Mario) Diaz-Balart (R-26)

US Representative Mario Diaz-Balart

Mario (Mario) Diaz-Balart (R-26)
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Capitol: 202.225.4211
FAX: 202.225.8576
District: 239.348.1620
Room 374 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-0926
4715 Golden Gate Parkway
Naples, FL 34116-6901
Residence:Miami, FL

Committee Assignments


Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart is currently fulfilling his 11th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, serving Florida's 26th congressional district. Diaz-Balart is a senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and he is the Chairman of the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) Subcommittee, in addition to serving on the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) and Defense Subcommittees. Diaz-Balart passionately serves his constituents, acting tirelessly in defense of individual rights and liberties, promoting economic prosperity, and supporting a robust national defense. He is well-known for his advocacy of human rights and democracy around the world, as well as for his staunch support of our global allies. Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002, making him the Dean of the Florida Delegation and Deputy Whip in Congress. Prior to his time in Congress, Diaz-Balart served in the Florida State Legislature in both the House and Senate chambers. He chaired several committees, including the Combined Appropriations/Ways and Means/Finance and Tax Committee. Diaz-Balart was born on September 25, 1961, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to Rafael and Hilda Diaz-Balart and is the youngest of four brothers (Rafael, Lincoln, and Jose). He studied Political Science at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Diaz-Balart currently resides in Miami, Florida, with his wife, Tia, and son, Cristian Rafael.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: M. Tia   DOB: 9/25/1961
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