Palazzo one of 8 CPA’s in Congress

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.