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Rep. David Jolly

Former Representative for Florida’s 13th District

Jolly was the representative for Florida’s 13th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2014 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Jolly.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Jolly 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Jolly sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jolly sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (29%) Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Health (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Jolly recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Jolly voted Nay

Passed 348/77 on Sep 28, 2016.

After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a federal commission was created to fact-find as much information as possible about the planning, funding, and carrying-out …

Jolly voted Nay

Jolly voted No

Passed 236/193 on Sep 29, 2015.

This bill would give states the ability to end their funding to Planned Parenthood. H.R. 3495 would do this by allowing states to exclude health …

Jolly voted No

Jolly voted Not Voting

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

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. …

Jolly voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

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 …

Jolly voted No

Passed 240/179 on Apr 16, 2015.

Jolly voted Nay

Passed 392/37 on Mar 26, 2015.

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), (H.R. 2, Pub.L. 114–10) commonly called the Permanent Doc Fix, is a United States statute. It …

Jolly voted Yea

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

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 …

Jolly voted Nay

Passed 300/119 on Dec 4, 2014.

This bill became, most recently, the vehicle for the passage of the defense authorization (spending) bill for fiscal year 2015. The bill was originally introduced …

Jolly voted Aye

Missed Votes

From Mar 2014 to Dec 2016, Jolly missed 77 of 1,763 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is 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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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