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Representative from Florida’s 12th District, Republican
Bilirakis, a Republican, has been the representative for Florida's 12th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
He was previously the representative for Florida's 9th congressional district (2007-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Bilirakis has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bilirakis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gus Bilirakis sits on the following committees:
Bilirakis sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (32%) Health (21%) Taxation (16%) Emergency Management (13%) International Affairs (7%) Immigration (4%) Government Operations and Politics (3%) Transportation and Public Works (3%)
Some of Bilirakis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2007 to Feb 2016, Bilirakis missed 122 of 7,107 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 49 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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