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Rep. Carrie Meek

Former Representative from Florida’s 17th District, Democrat

Meek, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 17th congressional district from 1993 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Carrie Meek [D-FL17, 1993-2002]


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)

Enacted Legislation

Meek was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were 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

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%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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