Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Rep. Tim Mahoney [D-FL16, 2007-2008] leaves office as Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Florida’s 16th District, Democrat
Mahoney, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 16th congressional district from 2007 to 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)
Mahoney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (30%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Law (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%)
Some of Mahoney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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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