CQ.com has full member pages with profiles, legislation and staff information available to subscribers.

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla.

Member of the House (5th term)



District: Florida - 16th District
Political Highlights: no previous office,
Born: May 8, 1951; Detroit, Mich.
Residence: Longboat Key
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Sandy Buchanan; two children
Education: Cleary College, B.B.A. 1975; U. of Detroit, M.B.A. 1986
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Health; Human Resources - Chairman; Social Security)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 74th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 19,033 followers
State Clout: Florida is 2nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

Margin of Victory (% pts.)

House Race