Former Rep. Paul Broun
Republican • Georgia 4 Terms • Sworn In 2007
- 15 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 183 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 352)
- 263 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 198 of 438) 9 Made Into Law (Ranks 393 of 438)
Broun was born in Athens, Georgia, the son of Democratic Georgia state senator Paul Broun, Sr. The younger Broun is a graduate of the University of Georgia and earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He lives in Athens, and has his medical practice there, a practice which consists primarily of housecalls. He and his wife Niki Bronson Broun have two adult daughters and a teenage son.
Prior to being elected in 2007, Broun made three unsuccessful attempts to run for Congress. In 1990, he lost to Democratic Rep. Richard Ray (D-Ga.). He waged an unsuccessful bid in 1992 for the Republican nomination in the same western Georgia House district. Finally, in 1996, he received a minuscule vote share in the U.S. Senate primary. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActNay (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyNay (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014