This mid-term election puts 8, yes a full eight Certified Public Accountants to the august US House of Representatives.
The AICPA indicates that all five CPAs won their re-election bids and three additional CPAs were added to the House. The returning CPAs were:
John Campbell of California
Michael Conaway of Texas
Lynn Jenkins of Kansas
Collin Peterson of Minnesota
Brad Sherman of California
And there are three new CPAs:
Steven Palazzo, a Mississippi Republican, defeated 11-term Democratic Rep. Gene Taylor in that state’s 4th District.