Rep. Robert Wexler

Former Representative from Florida’s 19th District, Democrat

Wexler, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 19th congressional district from 1997 to 2009.

Photo of Rep. Robert Wexler [D-FL19, 1997-2009]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Wexler 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wexler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Wexler was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wexler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) International Affairs (19%) Law (14%) Health (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Wexler’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 4213 (111th): Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
Dec 9, 2009. Passed 241/181.
No H.R. 6275 (110th): Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008
Jun 25, 2008. Passed 233/189.
Nay H.R. 5140 (110th): Economic Stimulus Act of 2008
Jan 29, 2008. Passed 385/35.
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Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2009, Wexler missed 712 of 8,699 roll call votes, which is 8.2%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2009. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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