Rep. Clifford “Cliff” Stearns

Former Representative from Florida's 6th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1989-2013 Representative,
Florida's 6th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Stearns was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Stearns’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Stearns’s bills had a total of 420 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Stearns to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Jan 2013, Stearns missed 213 of 15,267 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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