Rep. Richard Nugent

Representative from Florida’s 11th District, Republican

Nugent, a Republican, has been the representative for Florida's 11th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Florida's 5th congressional district (2011-2012).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Nugent 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). Nugent is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Nugent for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Richard Nugent sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Nugent sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (37%) Crime and Law Enforcement (26%) Taxation (16%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Nugent’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Aye H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Nugent missed 198 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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