Rep. Michael Bilirakis

Former Representative from Florida’s 9th District, Republican

Bilirakis, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 9th congressional district from 1983 to 2006.



Our unique analysis of the bills Bilirakis 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). Bilirakis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Bilirakis was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bilirakis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (16%) Health (16%) Labor and Employment (15%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Social Welfare (8%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2006, Bilirakis missed 444 of 12,865 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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