Rep. James Bacchus

Former Representative from Florida’s 15th District, Democrat

Bacchus, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 15th congressional district from 1993 to 1994.

He was previously the representative for Florida's 11th congressional district (1991-1992).


Our unique analysis of the bills Bacchus 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). Bacchus is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bacchus sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Education (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Commerce (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1991 to Nov 1994, Bacchus missed 94 of 2,054 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. 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

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