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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.)


Biography
District: 8th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2011-present
Born: May 31, 1962; Taylorville, Ill.
Residence: Newburgh
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Wife, Kathryn Bucshon; four children
Education: U. of Illinois, B.S. 1984; U. of Illinois, Chicago, M.D. 1988
Military Service: Naval Reserve, 1989-98
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Workforce Protections); Science, Space & Technology (Research and Technology - Chairman; Space); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalLarry Bucshon (R) 103,23460.3
Tom Spangler (D) 61,30935.8
Andy Horning (LIBERT) 6,5823.9
2012generalLarry Bucshon (R) 151,53353.4
Dave Crooks (D) 122,32543.1
Bart Gadau (LIBERT) 10,1343.6
2010generalLarry Bucshon (R) 117,25957.5
Trent Van Haaften (D) 76,26537.4
John Cunningham (LIBERT) 10,2405.0
Roll Call Vitals

277th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Indiana Rep. Peter J. Visclosky (D) is 19th.

42nd

Indiana is 42nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

7,523

Twitter Followers (@RepLarryBucshon)

Rep. Larry Bucshon has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.