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.



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)

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

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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