Rep. Sam Gibbons [D]

Former Representative from Florida’s 11th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1996 Representative Florida's 11th District
1973-1992 Representative Florida's 7th District
1967-1972 Representative Florida's 6th District
1963-1966 Representative Florida's 10th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gibbons 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gibbons is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gibbons sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Taxation (18%) Law (15%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Commerce (8%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Sep 1996, Gibbons missed 1,636 of 15,207 roll call votes, which is 10.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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