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Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-Fla.)

  • District: 15th District, West central -- Tampa suburbs, Lakeland
  • Residence: Lakeland
  • Born: October 18, 1959; Lakeland, Fla.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Cindy Ross; two children
  • Education: U. of Florida, attended 1977-78; Auburn U., B.S.B.A. 1981 (organization management); Samford U., J.D. 1987
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Polk County Republican Party chairman, 1992-95; Republican nominee for Fla. Senate, 1996; Fla. House, 2000-2008; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Housing and Insurance)
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State Information: 15th District, West central -- Tampa suburbs, Lakeland

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (FL-15 representative) Dennis Ross (R)    
2010 general (FL-12 representative) Dennis Ross (R) 102,704 48.1%
Lori Edwards (D) 87,769 41.1%
Randy Wilkinson (TEA) 22,857 10.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 46% Mitt Romney: 53%
2008 Barack Obama: 46% John McCain: 54%




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