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Rep. Mark Foley

Former Representative from Florida’s 16th District, Republican

Foley, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 16th congressional district from 1995 to 2006.

Photo of Rep. Mark Foley [R-FL16, 1995-2006]


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)

Enacted Legislation

Foley was the primary sponsor of 3 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

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%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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