Rep. Vern Buchanan

Florida - District 16

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
Florida's 16th District
2007-2013 Representative,
Florida's 13th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Buchanan is a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Buchanan’s bills have had a total of 261 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Vern Buchanan sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Apr 2014, Buchanan missed 141 of 5,955 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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