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Rep. Louis Frey Jr.

Former Representative for Florida’s 9th District

Frey, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 9th congressional district from 1973 to 1978.

He was previously the representative for Florida's 5th congressional district (1969-1972).

Photo of Rep. Louis Frey [R-FL9, 1973-1978]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Frey is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 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 Frey sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Frey was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Frey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Labor and Employment (16%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Social Welfare (10%) Taxation (9%) Health (8%) Housing and Community Development (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1978, Frey missed 939 of 4,983 roll call votes, which is 18.8%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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