Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Former Representative from Florida’s 21st District, Republican

Diaz-Balart, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 21st congressional district from 1993 to 2010.



Our unique analysis of the bills Diaz-Balart 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Diaz-Balart is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Diaz-Balart sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (22%) International Affairs (22%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Health (9%) Immigration (9%) Families (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%) Private Legislation (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Diaz-Balart’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2010, Diaz-Balart missed 515 of 11,825 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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