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Rep. Peter Deutsch

Former Representative for Florida’s 20th District

Deutsch was the representative for Florida’s 20th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1993 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. Peter Deutsch [D-FL20, 1993-2004]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Deutsch is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2004 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Deutsch sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 7, 2004. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Deutsch sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Social Welfare (14%) Commerce (12%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) International Affairs (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Health (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2004, Deutsch missed 390 of 7,080 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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: