Elections and Offices — Sep 23, 2004
Rep. Porter Goss [R-FL14, 1993-2004] leaves office as Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Florida’s 14th District, Republican
Goss, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 14th congressional district from 1993 to 2004.
He was previously the representative for Florida's 13th congressional district (1989-1992).
Our unique analysis of the bills Goss 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). Goss is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Goss sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Law (12%) International Affairs (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Health (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%)
Some of Goss’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1989 to Sep 2004, Goss missed 222 of 8,844 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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