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Rep. James Grant

Former Representative for Florida’s 2nd District

Grant was the representative for Florida’s 2nd congressional district and was most recently a Republican (1989-1990) and previously a Democrat (1987-1989). He served from 1987 to 1990.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Grant is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Grant sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 27, 1990. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Grant sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Arts, Culture, Religion (17%) Private Legislation (17%) Environmental Protection (17%) Education (11%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Grant recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Oct 1990, Grant missed 78 of 1,843 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: