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Rep. Tim Mahoney

Former Representative for Florida’s 16th District

Mahoney, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida’s 16th congressional district from 2007 to 2008.

Photo of Rep. Tim Mahoney [D-FL16, 2007-2008]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Mahoney is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Mahoney sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Mahoney was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were 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

Mahoney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (30%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Commerce (9%) Emergency Management (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Environmental Protection (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Mahoney’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 5349 (110th): To extend the Protect America Act of 2007 for 21 days.
Feb 13, 2008. Failed 191/229.
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.
Nay H.R. 964 (110th): Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
Jun 6, 2007. Passed 368/48.
Nay H.R. 249 (110th): To restore the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros.
Apr 26, 2007. Passed 277/137.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2008, Mahoney missed 41 of 1,876 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 17 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: