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Rep. Michael Waltz

Representative for Florida’s 6th District

pronounced MĪ-kul // wawlts

Waltz is the representative for Florida’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Waltz is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL6]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Waltz is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Waltz has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Michael Waltz sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Waltz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Waltz voted Yea

Waltz voted Nay

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Waltz voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Oct 2019, Waltz missed 36 of 570 roll call votes, which is 6.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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: