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Rep. Peter Deutsch

Former Representative from Florida’s 20th District, Democrat

Deutsch, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 20th congressional district from 1993 to 2004.

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


Our unique analysis of the bills Deutsch 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Deutsch is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Deutsch sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Social Welfare (14%) Commerce (13%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) International Affairs (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Health (9%) Housing and Community Development (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.

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Primary Sources

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