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Personal & Career

Legislative Service

  • Elected to the Senate in 2016
  • House of Representatives, 2008-2016

Other Public Service

  • Former Prosecutor, Pinellas County
  • The National Bar Association
  • Commissioner, Tax and Budget Reform Commission, 2007-2008
  • President, St. Petersburg NAACP, 2000-2005
  • Chair, St. Petersburg Black Chamber
  • Member, Legatus
  • School Board, St. Petersburg Catholic High School

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Prosecutor Association Award
  • Smart Justice Award


  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
  • Member, Mt. Zion MB Church

Biographical Information

Occupation: Attorney
Spouse: Angela Holmes Rouson of St. Petersburg, FL
Children: Sakeisha Winston, Danielle Rouson, Giselle Rouson, Evan Holmes, Daniel Rouson, Emanuel Rouson, Jared Rouson, Aaron Rouson
  • University of Florida, J.D., 1980
    • President, Black Law Students Association
  • Xavier of New Orleans, B.A., 1977
    • Drama, Political Science, Urban and Community Involvement
  • Bishop Barry High School, 1973
    • Student Council, Track & Field, Key Club, Drama Club, National Forensic League
Born: July 20 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Moved to Florida in 1959.
Recreation: Reading, public speaking, power walking
Consists of parts of Hillsborough, Pinellas counties

Date Proposed Bill Title
Sponsored Bills Policy Area
Date Sponsored Date Proposed Bill Title
Cosponsored Bills Policy Area
Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Senator 19 Senate Tallahassee
Introduced House
Passed House
Introduced Senate
Passed Senate
To President
Became Law
Vote Date Vote Bill Title
Name Position Date Joined Branch
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
District (727) 822-6828
Capitol (850) 487-5019