Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2003
Rep. Carrie Meek [D-FL17, 1993-2002] leaves office as Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Florida’s 17th District, Democrat
Meek, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 17th congressional district from 1993 to 2002.
Our unique analysis of the bills Meek sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Meek is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Meek sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (26%) Immigration (14%) Law (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Labor and Employment (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Families (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)
Some of Meek’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1993 to Nov 2002, Meek missed 428 of 5,859 roll call votes, which is 7.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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