Elections and Offices — Sep 29, 2006
Rep. Mark Foley [R-FL16, 1995-2006] leaves office as Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Florida’s 16th District, Republican
Foley, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 16th congressional district from 1995 to 2006.
Our unique analysis of the bills Foley 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Foley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Foley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Commerce (14%) Law (12%) Taxation (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%)
Some of Foley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1995 to Sep 2006, Foley missed 164 of 7,145 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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