Florida's 15th congressional district
|Florida's 15th congressional district|
|Current Representative||Dennis A. Ross (R–Lakeland)|
Florida's 15th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Florida. The district includes many of the eastern suburbs of Tampa including Brandon, Plant City, Lakeland and Bartow.
From 2003 to 2013 the district contained most of Brevard County south of the city of Cocoa (including the Kennedy Space Center), all of Indian River County, most of Osceola County, and a very small portion of Polk County. The district took in the cities of Kissimmee, Melbourne and Vero Beach, and Patrick Air Force Base.
List of representatives 
|District created||January 3, 1973|
|Dante Fascell||Democratic||January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983||93rd
|Redistricted from the 12th district, Redistricted to the 19th district|
|Clay Shaw||Republican||January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993||98th
|Redistricted from the 12th district, Redistricted to the 22nd district|
|Jim Bacchus||Democratic||January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995||103rd||Redistricted from the 11th district, Retired|
|Dave Weldon||Republican||January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2009||104th
|Bill Posey||Republican||January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2013||111th
|Redistricted to the 8th district|
|Dennis A. Ross||Republican||January 3, 2013 -||113th||Redistricted from the 12th district|
Election Results 
|Florida's 15th Congressional District Election (2002)|
|Florida's 15th Congressional District Election (2004)|
|Florida's 15th Congressional District Election (2006)|
|Florida's 15th Congressional District Election (2008)|
|Democratic||Stephen Lee Blythe||151,951||41.99%|
|Florida's 15th Congressional District Election (2010)|
|Democratic||C. Shannon Roberts||85,595||35.27%|
External references 
- 2008 Race Tracker
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
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