Thurman was the representative for Florida’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 1993 to 2002.
Thurman is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002 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 Thurman sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 7, 1997 to Nov 19, 2002. See full analysis methodology.
Thurman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (19%) Commerce (19%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Taxation (9%)
Some of Thurman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 517 (107th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1862) to amend the Federal ...
- H.Res. 425 (107th): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 3497) to amend the ...
- H.R. 4162 (107th): Audrey Nerenberg Act
- H.R. 4008 (107th): Living Organ Donor Job Security Act of 2002
- H.R. 3760 (107th): To provide for the reliquidation of a certain drawback claim relating to ...
- H.Con.Res. 329 (107th): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of organ, tissue, ...
- H.R. 3759 (107th): To provide for the reliquidation of a certain drawback claim relating to ...
From Jan 1993 to Nov 2002, Thurman missed 130 of 5,859 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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