Crist was the representative for Florida’s 13th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2017 to 2022.
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 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 from Jan 3, 2017 to Dec 2, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Crist was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 886 (116th): Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019
- H.R. 6072 (116th): Coast Guard Retirement Parity Act
Does 2 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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 at least about half 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).
Crist sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Crist recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 8304: Rapid Financing for Critical Condo Repairs Act of 2022
- H.R. 7676: Home Modification for Accessibility Act of 2022
- H.R. 7643: FAITH Act of 2022
- H.R. 7532: Securing Access to Financing for Exterior Repairs in Condos Act of 2022
- H.R. 7508: Improving Specialty Care for Women Veterans Act
- H.R. 7491: Parents Need to Know Act of 2022
- H.R. 7177: Sickle Cell Care Expansion Act of 2022
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2017 to Aug 2022, Crist missed 63 of 3,033 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 2022. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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