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Steve Blythe is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 15th Congressional District (map) of Florida. He won in primary elections which took place on August 26, 2008. 
Positions, record and controversies
Blythe is a life member of the Sierra Club who feels that our wildlife and wild places need to be protected, and that our air and water need to be one of our highest priorities. He feels that no American should be denied health care because of their financial status. He is for restoring our constitutional rights and aggressively moving to stop all torture and secret rendition programs. He is a strong proponent of negotiation first and war only as a last resort.
Blythe grew up in Kansas and attended MIT where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Biology. He studied nutrition in graduate school at Penn State for several years, and then attended medical school on a Public Health Service scholarship. After his training in Family Practice he was assigned to work in a small fishing village on the coast of Maine literally sixty miles from the nearest traffic light. Because of the proximity to the Canadian border her served as a Canadian Medicare provider. He was a traditional country doctor- delivering babies, making house calls, and sometimes getting paid in Lobster. He has lived and practiced medicine in Florida for ten years with his wife and two children who attend the Bravard County public schools. Dr. Blythe has made a number of trips to provide medical care in Guatemala and other less-developed areas. Dr. Blythe is an environmentalist who has visited the rainforests of the Americas and Borneo and has developed a large educational website about the rainforest.
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.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Steve Blythe. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
Campaign contribution data could not be found.
Committees and affiliations
Blythe will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
P.O. Box 33815
Indialantic, FL 32903
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Florida and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ “Florida 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers, August 27, 2008
- ↑ Rachel Kapochunas, "Fall Hotbeds in Florida Produced Close Primaries Tuesday",CQ Politics, August 27, 2008
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Florida's 15th Congressional District
- ↑ Official Blythe for Congress website
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Florida's 15th Congressional District
- Official Blythe for Congress website