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Rep. Charlie Crist

Representative for Florida’s 13th District

Crist, a Democrat, is the representative for Florida's 13th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Crist is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL13]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Crist is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Crist has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: A League of Conservation Voters: 13% FreedomWorks: 5% Americans for Prosperity: 0%

Committee Membership

Charlie Crist sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crist sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (60%) Armed Forces and National Security (40%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Crist’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 3823: Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017
Sep 25, 2017. Failed 245/171.
The bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for six months, provides certain tax benefits for victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, reauthorizes certain expiring health programs, and includes provisions to increase the availability of private flood insurance for individuals in flood zones. Federal ...
Yea H.R. 3180: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Jul 24, 2017. Failed 241/163.
H.R. 3180 authorizes appropriations for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the U.S. government for fiscal year 2018. The bill authorizes funds for the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the: Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Central Intelligence Agency; Department of Defense; Defense Intelligence Agency; ...
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
Yea H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Nov 2017, Crist missed 49 of 637 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: