April 16, 2014
Running for (announced Feb. 6, 2013)

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.)

  • District: 10th District, Eastern piedmont -- Athens
  • Residence: Watkinsville
  • Born: May 14, 1946; Atlanta, Ga.
  • Religion: Southern Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Niki Broun; three children
  • Education: U. of Georgia, B.S. 1967 (chemistry); Medical College of Georgia, M.D. 1971
  • Military Service: Marine Corps Reserve 1964-67; Naval Reserve 1967-72; Ga. Air National Guard 1972-73; Navy Reserve Medical Corps 2010-present
  • Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1990; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1992; sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, 1996; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2007 (3rd full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Counterterrorism & Intelligence; Oversight and Management Efficiency); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation); Science, Space & Technology (Environment; Oversight - Chairman)
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State Information: 10th District, Eastern piedmont -- Athens

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Paul Broun (R) 211,065 100%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 36% Mitt Romney: 62%
2008 Barack Obama: 40% John McCain: 59%