Rep. Bill McCollum

Former Representative from Florida’s 8th District, Republican

McCollum, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 8th congressional district from 1993 to 2000.

He was previously the representative for Florida's 5th congressional district (1981-1992).

Photo of Rep. Bill McCollum [R-FL8, 1993-2000]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills McCollum 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McCollum is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

McCollum was the primary sponsor of 26 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

McCollum sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Law (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Families (9%) Commerce (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Dec 2000, McCollum missed 741 of 10,246 roll call votes, which is 7.2%. This is much worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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