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Rep. John Mica

Former Representative for Florida’s 7th District

Mica was the representative for Florida’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1993 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Mica.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Mica is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 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 Mica sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Mica was the primary sponsor of 26 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Mica sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (64%) Environmental Protection (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Taxation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Mica voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Mica voted Yea

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Mica voted Nay

Mica voted Aye

Mica voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Mica voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2016, Mica missed 225 of 15,960 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. 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: