List of United States Senators from Florida

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Florida was admitted as the 27th state to the United States of America on March 3, 1845. As of 2011, a total of 35 individuals have represented Florida in the U.S. Senate.

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Florida are:

Historical senators

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Florida.

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Florida
Party Total
     Democratic 24
     Republican 10
     Whig 1
Total Senators 35
Class 1 Senators from Florida
Senator Years Served Party
David Levy Yulee Democratic 1845-1851
Stephen R. Mallory Democratic 1851-1861
Adonijah S. Welch Republican 1868-1869
Abijah Gilbert Republican 1869-1875
Charles W. Jones Democratic 1875-1887
Samuel Pasco Democratic 1887-1899
James P. Taliaferro Democratic 1899-1911
Nathan P. Bryan Democratic 1911-1917
Park Trammell Democratic 1917-1936
Scott M. Loftin Democratic 1936-1936
Charles O. Andrews Democratic 1936-1946
Spessard L. Holland Democratic 1946-1971
Lawton M. Chiles, Jr. Democratic 1971-1989
Connie Mack III Republican 1989-2001
Bill Nelson Democratic 2001-Present
Class 3 Senators from Florida
Senator Years Served Party
James D. Westcott, Jr. Democratic 1845-1849
Jackson Morton Whig 1849-1855
David L. Yulee Democratic 1855-1861
Thomas W. Osborn Republican 1868-1873
Simon B. Conover Republican 1873-1879
Wilkinson Call Democratic 1879-1897
Stephen R. Mallory, Jr. Democratic 1897-1907
William J. Bryan Democratic 1907-1908
William H. Milton Democratic 1908-1909
Duncan U. Fletcher Democratic 1909-1936
William L. Hill Democratic 1936-1936
Claude D. Pepper Democratic 1936-1951
George A. Smathers Democratic 1951-1969
Edward J. Gurney Republican 1969-1974
Richard B. Stone Democratic 1975-1980
Paula Hawkins Republican 1981-1987
Daniel Robert Bob Graham Democratic 1987-2005
Mel Martinez Republican 2005-2009
George S. LeMieux Republican 2009-2011
Marco Rubio Republican 2011-Present

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