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Republican from Florida

Steve Southerland, a funeral home owner in the Florida Panhandle, was elected to the U.S. House representing Congressional District 2 on Nov. 2, 2010. He lost re-election to Democrat Gwen Graham on Nov. 4, 2014.

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He voted against the bipartisan compromise


Business property taxes late, but paid with penalty

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