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Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL 16th District)

7th term Republican from Florida 16th District.

Bio

Residence: Longboat Key

Marital Status: Married (Sandy)

Prev. Occupation: Car Dealership Owner, Copy and Printing Company Owner

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 2007-present

Military: MIANG, 1970-76

Education: BBA Cleary University, 1975; MBA University of Detroit, 1986

Birthdate: 05/08/1951

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Jan Schneider


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Vern Buchanan.

Website: buchanan.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2427 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-0916
Phone: (202) 225-5015
Fax: (202) 226-0828

Sarasota Office: (more district offices)

111 South Orange Avenue, Floor 2R, Suite 202W
Sarasota, Florida 34236
Phone: (941) 951-6643
Fax: (941) 951-2972



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Dave Karvelas
  • Scheduler: Jaclyn Knight
  • Dep. Chief of Staff: Sean Brady
  • Comm. Dir.: Anthony Cruz
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Ashley M. Rose
  • Health LA: Ashley M. Rose
  • Judiciary LA: Ashley M. Rose
  • Budget LA: Ashley M. Rose
  • Civil Rights LA: Sean Brady
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Ashley M. Rose
  • Science/Technology LA: Lewis Plush
  • Women's Issues LA: Sean Brady

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Vern Buchanan voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Nay Voted For
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Nay Voted For
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Nay Voted For
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Yea Voted For
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Yea Voted For
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) 10/03/2017 Yea Voted For
A To block the D.C. "Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act" (RHNDA) 09/14/2017 Yea Voted For
F Congressional control over District of Columbia funds (abortion, etc.) 09/14/2017 Nay Voted For
(More Key Votes)
 

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Vern Buchanan's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Vern Buchanan a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support Yes Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Rep. Vern Buchanan
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.