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Rep. Charlie Crist

Representative from Florida’s 13th District, Democrat

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

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Photo of Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL13]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Crist has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Crist is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Charlie Crist sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crist sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (100%)

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. 3180: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Jul 24, 2017. Failed 241/163.
Aye H.R. 3004: Kate’s Law
Jun 29, 2017. Passed 257/167.
H.R. 3004 protects public safety by enhancing penalties for deported felons who return to the United States. Specifically, the bill provides for: A sentence of not more than 10 years for an alien convicted of 3 or more misdemeanors or a felony Imprisonment of not ...
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 Sep 2017, Crist missed 47 of 529 roll call votes, which is 8.9%. 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

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