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.
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.
Grant sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Grant recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 5910 (101st): To prohibit the incineration of any hazardous material which has been transported …
- H.R. 5488 (101st): To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to make revisions in …
- H.R. 4654 (101st): To designate the Federal building located at 1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf …
- H.R. 4655 (101st): To direct the Secretary of the Army to convey to the trustees …
- H.Res. 385 (101st): Providing for a mandatory recycling program for the House of Representatives.
- H.J.Res. 329 (101st): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the …
- H.R. 1915 (101st): To require State assurances under section 104(c)(9) of Superfund to include plans …
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills