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Rep. Tim Mahoney

Former Representative from Florida’s 16th District, Democrat

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]


Our unique analysis of the bills Mahoney 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mahoney is shown as a purple triangle. (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%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (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

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