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Rep. Charlie Crist

Representative for Florida’s 13th District

pronounced CHAHR-lee // krist

Crist is the representative for Florida’s 13th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2017. Crist’s current term ends on Jan 3, 2019.

Photo of Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL13]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Crist.

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 FreedomWorks: 5% Americans for Prosperity: 0% NumbersUSA: 0%

Committee Membership

Charlie Crist sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crist sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (33%) Finance and Financial Sector (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (22%) International Affairs (22%)

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. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
Yea H.R. 5895: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019
Jun 8, 2018. Passed 235/179.
H.R. 5895 provides funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy, the Legislative Branch, the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction and family housing for the Department of Defense, and other related agencies. This ...
Yea H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Yea H.J.Res. 123: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.
Dec 7, 2017. Passed 235/193.
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 ...
No H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Dec 2018, Crist missed 53 of 1,145 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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