Rep. Dante Fascell

Former Representative from Florida’s 19th District, Democrat

Fascell, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 19th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for Florida's 15th congressional district (1973-1982); the representative for Florida's 12th congressional district (1967-1972); and the representative for Florida's 4th congressional district (1955-1966).

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fascell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fascell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (36%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Environmental Protection (10%) Health (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Immigration (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1955 to Oct 1992, Fascell missed 778 of 13,507 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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