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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Florida
  • Residence: West Miami
  • Born: May 28, 1971; Miami, Fla.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Jeanette Rubio; four children
  • Education: Tarkio College, attended 1989-90; Santa Fe Community College, attended 1990-91; U. of Florida, B.S. 1993 (political science); U. of Miami, J.D. 1996
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: West Miami City Commission, 1998-00; Fla. House, 2000-2008 (majority leader, 2003-06; speaker, 2006-08); U.S. Senate, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Kendrick B. Meek, D, to succeed George LeMieux, R, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries & Coast Guard - Ranking Member; Science & Space; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Foreign Relations (East Asian & Pacific Affairs - Ranking Member; International Operations & Organizations; Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs; Western Hemisphere & Global Narcotics Affairs); Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Select Intelligence
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State Information: Florida

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Marco Rubio (R) 2,645,743 48.9%
Charlie Crist (I) 1,607,549 29.7%
Kendrick Meek (D) 1,092,936 20.2%
Alexander Snitker (LIBERT) 24,850 0.5%
Sue Askeland (NPA) 15,340 0.3%
Rick Tyler (NPA) 7,397 0.1%
Bernie DeCastro (CNSTP) 4,792 0.1%
Lewis Armstrong (NPA) 4,443 0.1%
Bobbie Bean (NPA) 4,301 0.1%
Bruce Riggs (NPA) 3,647 0.1%
Piotr Blass (WRI) 47  
Belinda Quarterman-Noah (WRI) 18  
Richard Lock (WRI) 18  
George Drake (WRI) 13  
Robert Monroe (WRI) 6  
Howard Knepper (WRI) 4  
Carol Ann LaRosa (WRI) 2  
2004 general Mel Martinez (R) 3,672,864 49.4%
Betty Castor (D) 3,590,201 48.3%
Dennis Bradley (VET) 166,642 2.2%
Mark Stufft (Write-In) 119  
1998 general Bob Graham (D) 2,436,407 62.5%
Charlie Crist (R) 1,463,755 37.5%
1992 general Bob Graham (D) 3,244,299 65.4%
Bill Grant (R) 1,715,156 34.6%
Charles Evans (Write-In) 86  
Wayne Wiechart (Write-In) 71  
Dan Fein (Write-In) 63  
1986 general Bob Graham (D) 1,877,543 55%
Paula Hawkins (R) 1,552,376 45%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 51.03% John McCain: 48.22%
2012 : 50.01% : 49.13%
2004 John Kerry: 47% George W. Bush: 52%
2000 Al Gore: 49% George W. Bush: 49%
1996 Bill Clinton: 48% Robert Dole: 42%
1992 Bill Clinton: 39% George H. W. Bush: 41%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 39% George H. W. Bush: 61%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 35% :

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