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Rep. Andrew “Andy” Ireland

Former Representative from Florida’s 10th District, Republican

Ireland, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 10th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for Florida's 8th congressional district (1977-1982; Democrat).


Our unique analysis of the bills Ireland sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ireland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Ireland was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ireland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Environmental Protection (13%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Private Legislation (7%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Ireland’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1992, Ireland missed 1,073 of 8,199 roll call votes, which is 13.1%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: