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  Burton, Danny L. "Dan"
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NameDanny L. "Dan" Burton
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Indianapolis, Indiana , United States
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Born June 21, 1938 (83 years)
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InfoDanny Lee "Dan" Burton
is serving his eleventh term as a United States Congressman from Indiana's Fifth District. His first term in Congress began in November, 1982. The Fifth District lies in central Indiana and includes all of Tipton, Grant, Miami, Wabash, Huntington, Hamilton, and Hancock Counties, and parts of Marion, Shelby, Howard and Johnson Counties.

When Congressman Burton assumed the Chairmanship of the Committee on Government Reform in the 105th Session of Congress, he became the first Hoosier Republican to chair a full committee in more than sixty years. The last was Rep. William Robert Wood, who chaired the Committee on Appropriations during the 71st Congress (1929-1931).

Committees:

Chairman of the Committee on Government Reform, 105th - 107th Congress

International Relations

Subcommittee on Middle East and South Asia

Subcommittee on Europe

Party Affiliation: Republican

Voting Record: According to the Clerk of the House of Representatives, Congressman Burton had a 92.7 percent voting attendance record in the 105th Congress. His career voting percentage from 1983-1998 is 96.3 percent, one of the highest in the House.

Congressman Burton has received special recognition from several organizations for his voting record in Congress. His honors include:

Twelve Golden Bulldog Awards from the Watchdogs of the Treasury for voting to cut wasteful Federal spending and reduce taxes.

Twelve Taxpayers' Friend Awards from the National Taxpayers Union for fiscal responsibility.

Eight Guardian of Small Business Awards from the National Federation of Independent Business for supporting small business.

Ten National Security Leadership Awards for supporting a policy of peace through strength. The awards are given jointly by the American Security Council, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Reserve Officer Association.

Fourteen Spirit of Enterprise Awards from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for voting in support of free enterprise and a strong economy.

Dan Burton was born June 21, 1938 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Shortridge High School, Indiana University, and Cincinnati Bible Seminary. He served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserves 1957-62. He served in the Indiana State Senate 1969-70 and 1981-82, and in the Indiana House of Representatives 1967-68 and 1977-80. The Burton Family resides in Indianapolis.


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Feb 12, 2007 08:40pm General GOP Rep. Burton Skips House Votes to Play Golf  Article RP 

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FAMILY
Father Charles Burton 0000-
Brother Woody Burton 1945-

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RACES
  11/02/2010 IN - District 05 Won 62.14% (+36.75%)
  05/04/2010 IN District 05 - R Primary Won 29.67% (+2.05%)
  11/04/2008 IN - District 05 Won 65.59% (+31.18%)
  05/06/2008 IN District 05 - R Primary Won 51.88% (+6.88%)
  11/07/2006 IN - District 05 Won 64.96% (+33.55%)
  05/02/2006 IN District 05- R Primary Won 83.95% (+74.52%)
  11/02/2004 IN - District 05 Won 71.84% (+45.89%)
  05/04/2004 IN District 5 - R Primary Won 86.38% (+77.21%)
  11/05/2002 IN District 5 Won 71.97% (+46.79%)
  05/07/2002 IN District 5 - R Primary Won 83.81% (+67.62%)
  11/07/2000 IN District 6 Won 70.35% (+43.90%)
  05/02/2000 IN District 6 - R Primary Won 79.41% (+58.82%)
  11/03/1998 IN District 6 Won 72.01% (+55.25%)
  05/05/1998 IN District 6 - R Primary Won 83.87% (+67.74%)
  11/05/1996 IN District 6 Won 74.92% (+51.79%)
  11/08/1994 IN District 6 Won 77.03% (+54.06%)
  05/03/1994 IN District 6 - R Primary Won 87.16% (+74.33%)
  11/03/1992 IN District 6 Won 72.16% (+44.32%)
  05/05/1992 IN District 6 - R Primary Won 80.48% (+69.56%)
  11/06/1990 IN District 6 Won 63.47% (+26.95%)
  11/08/1988 IN District 6 Won 72.89% (+45.77%)
  11/04/1986 IN District 6 Won 68.35% (+37.50%)
  05/06/1986 IN District 06 - R Primary Won 93.19% (+86.39%)
  11/06/1984 IN District 6 Won 72.73% (+45.98%)
  11/02/1982 IN District 6 Won 64.94% (+29.89%)
  05/04/1982 IN District 06 - R Primary Won 32.82% (+7.30%)
  05/02/1972 IN District 11 - R Primary Lost 45.93% (-0.17%)
  11/03/1970 IN District 11 Lost 41.69% (-16.63%)
  05/05/1970 IN District 11 - R Primary Won 75.19% (+54.99%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IN District 05 - R Primary - Jun 02, 2020 R Beth Henderson
Republican Study Committee Chair - Nov 16, 2012 R Tom Graves
IN US President - R Primary - May 08, 2012 R Newt Gingrich
IN District 05 - R Primary - May 08, 2012 R Wayne Seybold
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Newt Gingrich
ID District 2 - R Primary - May 26, 1992 R Gary Glenn
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C00145862 Dan Burton for Congress Committee $ 73796.91