Clifford Stearns

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Clifford Bundy Stearns, a Republican, represented the 6th District of Florida in the United States House of Representatives since 1989.


Record and controversies

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American Conservative Union 92 - 23/25 not avail.
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Americans for Democratic Action 5 - 1/20 15 - 3/20
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League of Conservation Voters not avail. not avail.
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce 80 - 16/20 not avail.

Iraq War

Stearns 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

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Stearns was born April 16, 1941 in Washington, D.C. He was educated at George Washington University and the University of California, Los Angeles, served in the United States Air Force, and was a businessman before entering the House.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated David E. Bruderly to face Stearns in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Stearns retained his seat.

Money in politics

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Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
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Committees and Affiliations


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

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

Coalitions and Caucuses

  • Co Chair, Air Force Caucus
  • Congressional Coalition on Adoption
  • Co Chair, Congressional Horse Caucus
  • Marion County/Ocala Energy Task Force
  • National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
  • Republican Policy Committee

Boards and other Affiliations

  • Ocala Board of Realtors
  • Tourist Development Council

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Clifford Stearns. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.


DC office
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District offices
  • 5700 Southwest 34th Street, Suite 425 Gainesville, FL 32608
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  • 115 Southeast 25th Avenue Ocala, FL 34471
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  • 1726 Kingsley Avenue, Suite 8 Orange Park, FL 32073
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