Vern Buchanan

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Vern Buchanan
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U.S. Representative from Florida's 16th Congressional District
From: January 3, 2013 – present
Predecessor Tom Rooney
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former U.S. Representative from Florida's 13th Congressional District
From: January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2013
Predecessor Katherine Harris
Successor Bill Young
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Sandy Buchanan
Religion Baptist
Military Service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Air Force
Service Years 1970 – 1976
Unit Michigan Air National Guard

Vernon Gale “Vern” Buchanan is currently the United States Representative for the 16th congressional district of Florida. He is a member of the Republican Party, having been first elected to the position in 2006 to represent the state's 13th congressional district.

In late July 2020, Rep. Buchanan joined 71 moderate and normally conservative Republicans in voting to remove Civil War-era statues.[1] In 2021, he supported "gun control" measures in congress.[2]