Rep. Clifford “Cliff” Stearns

Former Representative from Florida’s 6th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1989-2012 Representative Florida's 6th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Stearns 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). Stearns is shown as a purple triangle. (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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