Rep. Bill Posey [R]

Representative from Florida’s 8th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative Florida's 8th District (map)
2009-2012 Representative Florida's 15th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Committee Membership

Bill Posey sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Posey sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (29%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Health (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Taxation (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Nov 2015, Posey missed 33 of 5,107 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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