C. W. Bill Young

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C. W. Bill Young ()
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Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

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Charles William "Bill" Young, a Republican, has represented the 10th District of Florida in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1971.


Record and controversies

Congressional scorecards

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Organization 2007 Scorecard
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2008 Scorecard
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American Civil Liberties Union not avail. not avail.
American Conservative Union 72 - 18/25 not avail.
AFSCME not avail. not avail.
Americans for Democratic Action 30 - 6/20 25 - 5/20
Club for Growth not avail. not avail.
Drum Major Institute not avail. not avail.
Family Research Council not avail. not avail.
Information Technology Industry Council not avail. not avail.
League of Conservation Voters not avail. not avail.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People not avail. not avail.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 90 - 18/20 not avail.

Iraq War

Young voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Earmark claims

According to Roll Call Magazine, Young stated that there are "no more earmarks." He quoted that earmarks are now called "projects initiated by a member." [1]


He was born December 16, 1930 in Harmarville, Pennsylvania, served in the Army National Guard, and was a member of the Florida Senate before entering the House. He is currently the most senior Republican member of the House of Representatives.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated Sam Simpson to face Young in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [2] Young retained his seat.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
Cantor Fitzgerald$ 43,000
Lockheed Martin$ 40,750
Northrop Grumman$ 34,000
Boeing Co$ 26,750
MacAndrews & Forbes$ 20,900
European Aeronautic Defence & Space$ 18,000
Bgc Partners$ 16,000
Honeywell International$ 12,500
General Dynamics$ 12,310
Podesta Group$ 11,500
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
Links to more campaign contribution information for C. W. Bill Young
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2008 election cycle Career totals

Committees and Affiliations


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

Coalitions and Caucuses

  • Army Caucus
  • Congressional Human Rights Caucus
  • Congressional Diabetes Caucus
  • Congressional Fire Services Caucus
  • Chair, Congressional Social Security Caucus
  • Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
  • Republican Steering Committee

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More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on C. W. Bill Young. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.


DC office
  • 2407 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-5961 Fax: 202-225-9764
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District offices
  • 360 Central Avenue, Suite 1480, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
    Ph: 727-893-3191 Fax: (none entered)
  • 801 West Bay Drive, Suite 606, Largo, FL 33770
    Ph: 727-581-0980 Fax: (none entered)
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Campaign office
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