Rep. Don Fuqua

Former Representative from Florida’s 2nd District, Democrat

Fuqua, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district from 1967 to 1986.

He was previously the representative for Florida's 9th congressional district (1963-1966).

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Fuqua 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fuqua is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fuqua sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (29%) Economics and Public Finance (20%) Science, Technology, Communications (19%) Social Welfare (7%) Energy (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Taxation (6%) Education (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1986, Fuqua missed 1,264 of 9,970 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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