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Rep. Harry Johnston II

Former Representative for Florida’s 19th District

Johnston was the representative for Florida’s 19th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1993 to 1996.

He was previously the representative for Florida’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1989 to 1992.

Photo of Rep. Harry Johnston [D-FL19, 1993-1996]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Johnston is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Johnston sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Johnston was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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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 at least about half 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

Johnston sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Labor and Employment (19%) Education (14%) International Affairs (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Health (9%) Law (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Sep 1996, Johnston missed 300 of 4,298 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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: