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Rep. Louis “Skip” Bafalis

Former Representative for Florida’s 10th District

Bafalis was the representative for Florida’s 10th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1982.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bafalis is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Bafalis sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 1977 to Dec 21, 1982. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bafalis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (43%) Social Welfare (23%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Bafalis recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Bafalis missed 469 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 7.8%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: