Rep. Kathy Castor

Representative from Florida’s 14th District, Democrat

Castor, a Democrat, has been the representative for Florida's 14th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for Florida's 11th congressional district (2007-2012).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Castor has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Castor is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Kathy Castor sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Castor sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (67%) Energy (19%) Taxation (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Apr 2016, Castor missed 292 of 7,223 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 34 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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