MIAMI -

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is reporting for jury duty in Miami.

A spokesman for Rubio says he was flying from Washington to Miami on Tuesday afternoon.

Rubio is to report at 8 a.m. Wednesday for jury duty at the Richard Gerstein Justice Building, where Miami-Dade County criminal trials are held.

Rubio's family residence is in West Miami, where he began his political career as a city commissioner.

Rubio was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010.