Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida)

Sen. Rubio's background

Marco Antonio Rubio is an American politician and lawyer serving as the senior United States Senator from Florida, a seat he has held since 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 to 2008. Rubio unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 2016, winning presidential primaries in Minnesota, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Rubio is a Cuban American from Miami, Florida. After serving as a city commissioner for West Miami in the 1990s, he was elected to represent the 111th district in the Florida House of Representatives in 2000. Subsequently, he was elected speaker of the Florida House; he served for two years beginning in November 2006. Upon leaving the Florida Legislature in 2008 due to term limits, Rubio taught at Florida International University. Rubio was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010.

Bioguide Member ID
Florida, USA
284 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
Next election 2022
Votes with party 90.88%
Missed votes 4.72%
May 28, 1971 (50 yrs)

Sen. Rubio and colleagues introduced the Pregnant Students Rights Act.

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