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Rep. Richard Kelly

Former Representative from Florida’s 5th District, Republican

Kelly, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 5th congressional district from 1975 to 1980.


Our unique analysis of the bills Kelly 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kelly is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kelly sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) International Affairs (18%) Agriculture and Food (18%) Private Legislation (12%) Taxation (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Kelly missed 288 of 4,089 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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: