Kristen Carlson Ross Spano Admits He 'May Have' Violated Campaign Finance Law By Roberto Roldan • Dec 2, 2018 Newly elected U.S. Representative Ross Spano has admitted to receiving more than $175,000 in personal loans from friends and funneling the loans into his political campaign, a possible violation of federal regulations. No 'Blue Wave' In Tampa Bay's U.S. House Races By Roberto Roldan • Nov 6, 2018 Roberto Roldan / WUSF Public Media Despite Democrats' hopes for a 'blue wave,' all U.S. House seats in Tampa Bay remained unchanged Tuesday night with Republicans taking a decisive win in the only hotly contested seat. Congressional Race in Hillsborough, Polk Counties Is A "Toss Up" By Roberto Roldan • Nov 2, 2018 The race to replace retiring U.S. Representative Dennis Ross seems to be a dead heat just days before the election. Ross Spano Beats Out Neil Combee To Be Republican Nominee For U.S. Rep Seat By Roberto Roldan • Aug 28, 2018 Roberto Roldan / WUSF Public Media State Representative Ross Spano of Brandon will be the Republican candidate running to replace retiring U.S. Representative Dennis Ross. Republican Heavyweights Lead The Pack In Primary Race To Replace U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross By Roberto Roldan • Aug 8, 2018 Courtesy of the office of Dennis Ross When U.S. Representative Dennis Ross announced his retirement back in April, he caused a stampede of candidates to enter the race for his seat.