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Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.)

  • District: 8th District, Soutwest -- Evansville, Terre Haute
  • Residence: Newburgh
  • Born: May 31, 1962; Taylorville, Ill.
  • Religion: Lutheran
  • Family: Wife, Kathryn Bucshon; four children
  • Education: U. of Illinois, B.S. 1984 (chemistry); U. of Illinois, Chicago, M.D. 1988
  • Military Service: Naval Reserve 1989-98
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: 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)
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State Information: 8th District, Soutwest -- Evansville, Terre Haute

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Larry Bucshon (R) 151,533 53.4%
Dave Crooks (D) 122,325 43.1%
Bart Gadau (LIBERT) 10,134 3.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 40% Mitt Romney: 58%
2008 Barack Obama: 48% John McCain: 51%




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