Rep. Steve Southerland

Former Representative from Florida’s 2nd District, Republican

Southerland, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Southerland 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Southerland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Southerland for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Southerland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (58%) Social Welfare (25%) Environmental Protection (17%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2014, Southerland missed 19 of 2,810 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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