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Representative from Florida’s 18th District, Democrat
Murphy, a Democrat, has been the representative for Florida's 18th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Murphy has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Murphy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Patrick Murphy sits on the following committees:
Murphy sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (28%) Taxation (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Environmental Protection (10%) Social Welfare (7%) Education (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Commerce (7%)
Some of Murphy’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Murphy missed 52 of 1,985 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: