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Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.)

  • District: 12th District, West -- suburbs north of Tampa
  • Residence: Palm Harbor
  • Born: February 8, 1963; Gainesville, Fla.
  • Religion: Greek Orthodox
  • Family: Wife, Eva Bilirakis; four children
  • Education: St. Petersburg Junior College, attended 1981-83; U. of Florida, B.A. 1986 (political science); Stetson U., J.D. 1989
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Fla. House, 1998-2006; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Environment & the Economy; Health); Veterans' Affairs (Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs)
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State Information: 12th District, West -- suburbs north of Tampa

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Gus Bilirakis (R) 209,604 63.5%
Jonathan Snow (D) 108,770 32.9%
John Russell (NPA) 6,878 2.1%
Paul Elliott (NPA) 4,915 1.5%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 45% Mitt Romney: 54%
2008 Barack Obama: 47% John McCain: 53%




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