Rep. Charles Bennett

Former Representative from Florida’s 3rd District, Democrat

Bennett, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district from 1967 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district (1949-1966).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bennett 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). Bennett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bennett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (28%) Armed Forces and National Security (27%) Environmental Protection (14%) Taxation (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) International Affairs (6%) Animals (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1949 to Oct 1992, Bennett missed 18 of 14,110 roll call votes, which is 0.1%. This is better 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

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