List of United States Senators from Florida

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Florida was admitted to the Union on March 3, 1845, and elects its senators to Class 1 and Class 3. Florida's Senate seats were declared vacant in March 1861, due to its secession from the Union. They were again filled since July 1868. Its current senators are Bill Nelson (D) and Marco Rubio (R).

Contents

Class 1

#SenatorPartyYearsCongressTermElectoral history
1David Levy Yulee - Brady-Handy.jpg David Levy YuleeDemocraticJuly 1, 1845 –
March 4, 1851
291Elected in 1845
Lost re-election
30
31
2Steph mallory.jpg Stephen MalloryDemocraticMarch 4, 1851 –
January 21, 1861[1]
322Elected in 1851
33
34
353Re-elected in 1857
Withdrew
36
37
VacantJanuary 21, 1861[1]
June 17, 1868
37Civil War and Reconstruction
384
39
40
3AdonijahWelch.jpg Adonijah WelchRepublicanJune 17, 1868 –
March 4, 1869
Elected to finish term
Retired
4AbijahGilbert.jpg Abijah GilbertRepublicanMarch 4, 1869 –
March 4, 1875
415Elected in 1869
Retired
42
43
5Charles W. Jones - Brady-Handy.jpg Charles W. JonesDemocraticMarch 4, 1875 –
March 4, 1887
446Elected in 1875
45
46
477Re-elected in 1881
Retired
48
49
VacantMarch 4, 1887 –
May 19, 1887
508
6SamuelPasco.jpg Samuel PascoDemocraticMay 19, 1887 –
April 18, 1899
50Elected late to finish term in 1887
51
52
539Appointed in 1893 to continue next term
Elected to finish term
54
55
5610Appointed in 1899 to continue next term
Lost election to finish term
VacantApril 18, 1899 –
April 20, 1899
7Jamespipertaliaferro.jpg James P. TaliaferroDemocraticApril 20, 1899 –
March 4, 1911
56Elected to finish Pasco's term
57
58
5911Re-elected in 1904
Lost re-election
60
61
8Nathanpbryan.jpg Nathan P. BryanDemocraticMarch 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1917
6212Elected in 1910
Lost re-election
63
64
9Park Trammell.jpg Park TrammellDemocraticMarch 4, 1917 –
May 8, 1936
6513Elected in 1916
66
67
6814Re-elected in 1922
69
70
7115Re-elected in 1928
72
73
7416Re-elected in 1934
Died
VacantMay 8, 1936 –
May 26, 1936
74
10Scottloftin.jpg Scott M. LoftinDemocraticMay 26, 1936 –
November 3, 1936
74Appointed to continue Trammell's term
Successor elected
11Charlesoscarandrews.jpg Charles O. AndrewsDemocraticNovember 4, 1936 –
September 18, 1946
74Elected to finish Trammell's term
75
76
7717Elected to full term in 1940
Died
78
79
VacantSeptember 18, 1946 –
September 25, 1946
79
12Spessard Holland.JPG Spessard HollandDemocraticSeptember 25, 1946 –
January 3, 1971
79Elected to finish Andrews's term
8018Re-elected in 1946
81
82
8319Re-elected in 1952
84
85
8620Re-elected in 1958
87
88
8921Re-elected in 1964
Retired
90
91
1348 Chiles.jpg Lawton ChilesDemocraticJanuary 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1989
9222Elected in 1970
93
94
9523Re-elected in 1976
96
97
9824Re-elected in 1982
Retired
99
100
14Conniemackiii.jpg Connie Mack IIIRepublicanJanuary 3, 1989 –
January 3, 2001
10125Elected in 1988
102
103
10426Re-elected in 1994
Retired
105
106
15Bill Nelson.jpg Bill NelsonDemocraticJanuary 3, 2001 –
Present
10727Elected in 2000
108
109
11028Re-elected in 2006
111
112
11329Re-elected in 2012
114
115
#SenatorPartyYearsCongressTermElectoral history

Class 3

#SenatorPartyYearsCongressTermElectoral history
1James WestcottDemocraticJuly 1, 1845 –
March 4, 1849
291Elected in 1845
Retired
30
2JacksonMorton.jpg Jackson MortonWhigMarch 4, 1849 –
March 4, 1855
312Elected in 1849
Retired
32
33
3David Levy Yulee - Brady-Handy.jpg David Levy YuleeDemocraticMarch 4, 1855 –
January 21, 1861
343Elected in 1855
Withdrew[1]
35
36
VacantJanuary 21, 1861 –
June 25, 1868
36
Civil War and Reconstruction
374
38
39
405
4Thomas W. Osborn - Brady-Handy.jpg Thomas W. OsbornRepublicanJune 25, 1868 –
March 4, 1873
40Elected to finish term
Retired
41
42
5Simon Barclay Conover - Brady-Handy.jpg Simon B. ConoverRepublicanMarch 4, 1873 –
March 4, 1879
436Elected in 1873
Retired
44
45
6Wilkinson Call - Brady-Handy.jpg Wilkinson CallDemocraticMarch 4, 1879 –
March 4, 1897
467Elected in 1879
47
48
498Elected in 1885
50
51
529Elected in 1891
Retired
53
54
7SRMalloryII.jpg Stephen R. Mallory, Jr.DemocraticMay 15, 1897 –
December 23, 1907
5510Elected in 1897
56
57
5811Appointed to continue term
Elected to finish term
Died
59
60
VacantDecember 23, 1907 –
December 26, 1907
60
8Williamjamesbryan.jpg William James BryanDemocraticDecember 26, 1907 –
March 22, 1908
60Appointed to finish Mallory's term
Died
VacantMarch 22, 1908 –
March 27, 1908
60
9Williamhallmilton.jpg William Hall MiltonDemocraticMarch 27, 1908 –
March 4, 1909
60Appointed to finish Mallory/Bryan's term
Retired
10Duncanupshawfletcher.jpg Duncan U. FletcherDemocraticMarch 4, 1909 –
June 17, 1936
6112Elected in 1908
62
63
6413Re-elected in 1914
65
66
6714Re-elected in 1920
68
69
7015Re-elected in 1926
71
72
7316Re-elected in 1932
Died
74
VacantJune 17, 1936 –
July 1, 1936
74
11Williamlutherhill.jpg William Luther HillDemocraticJuly 1, 1936 –
November 3, 1936
74Appointed to continue Fletcher's term
Retired when successor qualified
12P00021822.jpg Claude PepperDemocraticNovember 4, 1936 –
January 3, 1951
74Elected to finish Fletcher's term
75
7617Re-elected in 1938
77
78
7918Re-elected in 1944
Lost renomination
80
81
13George smathers.jpg George SmathersDemocraticJanuary 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1969
8219Elected in 1950
83
84
8520Re-elected in 1956
86
87
8821Re-elected in 1962
Retired
89
90
14Edward J Gurney.jpg Edward J. GurneyRepublicanJanuary 3, 1969 –
December 31, 1974
9122Elected in 1968
Retired and resigned early
92
93
15Richardbernardstone.jpg Richard StoneDemocraticJanuary 1, 1975 –
December 31, 1980
93Appointed to finish Gurney's term,
having been elected to the next term
9423Elected in 1974
Lost re-election and resigned early
95
96
16Hawkins, Paula.jpg Paula HawkinsRepublicanJanuary 1, 1981 –
January 3, 1987
96Appointed to finish Stone's term,
having been elected to the next term
9724Elected in 1980
Lost re-election
98
99
17Bob Graham, official Senate photo portrait, color.jpg Bob GrahamDemocraticJanuary 3, 1987 –
January 3, 2005
10025Elected in 1986
101
102
10326Re-elected in 1992
104
105
10627Re-elected in 1998
Retired
107
108
18Mel Martinez.jpg Mel MartinezRepublicanJanuary 3, 2005 –
September 9, 2009
10928Elected in 2004
Resigned
110
111
VacantSeptember 9, 2009 –
September 10, 2009
111
19Senator George LeMieux.jpg George LeMieuxRepublicanSeptember 10, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
111Appointed to finish Martinez's term
Retired
20Marco Rubio, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Marco RubioRepublicanJanuary 3, 2011 –
Present
11229Elected in 2010
113
114
#SenatorPartyYearsCongressTermElectoral history

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Mallory and Yulee, along with several other senators, announced they were withdrawing from the Senate on January 21, 1861, due to their states' decisions to secede from the Union. Mallory's seat was declared vacant by the Senate on March 14, 1861, but Yulee's was already vacant because his term ended at noon on March 4, 1861.