2016 Political Profiles: Marco Rubio


Gabbie Hetrick, Staff Writer

Featured Candidate:

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio started his presidential campaign relatively unknown and has slowly climbed to the top of the polls with Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. He continues to climb in the polls, but struggles to secure a spot in the top two republican candidates in the Republican caucuses that have been held so far.

Alma mater: University of Florida, University of Miami School of Law

Know for: Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, junior United States Senator from Florida



  • Protect right to own guns
  • Action against abortion
  • Defend traditional American values and the value of marriage
  • Repeal Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare)

Favorability/unfavorability: 37.7/42.2, -4.5