Howard McKeon

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Howard McKeon ()
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Committees: House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Education and Labor
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Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

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Howard Philip "Buck" McKeon, a Republican, has represented the 25th District of California in the U. S. House of Representatives since 1993.


Record and controversies

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Iraq War

McKeon 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

Pays wife for campaign work

In October 2006, the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington-based non-profit organization which advocates better transparency in government, reported that McKeon’s campaign committee paid his wife $74,462 to serve as the campaign’s treasurer during 2005-2006. [1]


McKeon was born in Los Angeles, California on September 9, 1938. Educated at Brigham Young University, and was a business owner and member of the Santa Clarita Valley City Council before entering the House.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated Roberto J. Rodriguez, and the Libertarian Party nominated David W. Erickson to face McKeon in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [2] McKeon retained his seat.

Committees and Affiliations


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

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

More Background Data

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


DC office
  • 2184 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-1956 Fax: 202-226-0683
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District offices
  • 1008 West Avenue M-14, Suite E-1, Palmdale, CA 93551
    Ph: 661-274-9688 Fax: (none entered)
  • 26650 The Old Road, Suite 203, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
    Ph: 661-254-2111 Fax: (none entered)
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