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Rep. Earl Hutto

Former Representative from Florida’s 1st District, Democrat

Hutto, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 1st congressional district from 1979 to 1994.


Our unique analysis of the bills Hutto 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hutto is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hutto was the primary sponsor of 15 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hutto sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Economics and Public Finance (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Nov 1994, Hutto missed 351 of 7,781 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is on par with the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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: