Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2015
Rep. Joe Garcia [D-FL26, 2013-2014] leaves office as Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Florida’s 26th District, Democrat
Garcia, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 26th congressional district from 2013 to 2014.
Our unique analysis of the bills Garcia 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Garcia is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Garcia sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Garcia’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Dec 2014, Garcia missed 42 of 1,204 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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