Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Rep. Tom Feeney [R-FL24, 2003-2008] leaves office as Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Florida’s 24th District, Republican
Feeney, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 24th congressional district from 2003 to 2008.
Our unique analysis of the bills Feeney 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). Feeney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Feeney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (34%) Law (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) International Affairs (8%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Social Welfare (6%)
Some of Feeney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2003 to Dec 2008, Feeney missed 273 of 4,311 roll call votes, which is 6.3%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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