Rep. Kenneth “Buddy” MacKay Jr.

Former Representative from Florida’s 6th District, Democrat

MacKay, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 6th congressional district from 1983 to 1988.


Our unique analysis of the bills MacKay 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). MacKay is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

MacKay sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (26%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Social Welfare (10%) International Affairs (10%) Education (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1988, MacKay missed 513 of 2,735 roll call votes, which is 18.8%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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