July 24, 2014

Rep. Steve Southerland II (R-Fla.)

  • District: 2nd District, Panhandle -- Tallahassee, Panama City
  • Residence: Panama City
  • Born: October 10, 1965; Nashville, Tenn.
  • Religion: Southern Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Susan Southerland; four children
  • Education: Troy State U., B.S. 1987 (business management); Jefferson State Community College, A.A. 1989 (mortuary science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Fla. Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers, 1992-95; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Natural Resources (Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit)
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State Information: 2nd District, Panhandle -- Tallahassee, Panama City

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Steve Southerland (R) 175,856 52.7%
Al Lawson (D) 157,634 47.2%
Floyd Miller (WRI) 228 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 47% Mitt Romney: 52%
2008 Barack Obama: 48% John McCain: 52%