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Rep. Daniel Mica

Former Representative for Florida’s 14th District

Mica was the representative for Florida’s 14th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1983 to 1988.

He was previously the representative for Florida’s 11th congressional district as a Democrat from 1979 to 1982.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Mica is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1988 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 Mica sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 22, 1988. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Mica was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mica sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (27%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Health (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Taxation (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1988, Mica missed 510 of 4,823 roll call votes, which is 10.6%. This is worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: