Clawson was the representative for Florida’s 19th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2014 to 2016.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Clawson.
Clawson is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 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 Clawson sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Clawson was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 890 (114th): To revise the boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System units in Florida.
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 about one third or more 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).
Clawson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Clawson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5958 (114th): Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for Zika response and preparedness.
- H.R. 4793 (114th): Everglades Land Acquisition Act of 2016
- H.R. 4667 (114th): To direct the Secretary of the Army to expedite the completion of ...
- H.R. 4562 (114th): Zika Authorization Plan Act of 2016
- H.R. 4563 (114th): ZIP Act
- H.R. 4561 (114th): ZIPP Act
- H.R. 4477 (114th): BRAVE Act of 2016
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S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
From Jun 2014 to Dec 2016, Clawson missed 115 of 1,534 roll call votes, which is 7.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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