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Rep. Trey Radel

Former Representative for Florida’s 19th District

Radel was the representative for Florida’s 19th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2013 to 2014.

Misconduct

In 2013 Radel pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine. The House Committee on Ethics ended the investigation when Radel resigned. In 2014, Radel was sentenced to probation, which he served.

2013 Pleaded guilty.
Jan. 29, 2014 House Committee on Ethics ended the investigation when Radel resigned
2014 Radel was sentenced to probation, which he served.
Photo of Rep. Trey Radel [R-FL19, 2013-2014]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2013 Report Card for Radel.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Radel is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 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 Radel sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 11, 2014. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Radel sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (33%) International Affairs (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Radel voted Not Voting

Passed 325/91 on Dec 5, 2013.

Radel voted Not Voting

Radel voted Nay

Passed 370/28 on Mar 4, 2013.

The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Pub.L. 113–5, H.R. 307, enacted March 13, 2013) is a law enacted by the 113th United ...

Radel voted Nay

Radel voted Aye

Passed 285/144 on Jan 23, 2013.

Radel voted Nay

Passed 395/29 on Jan 22, 2013.

The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Pub.L. 113–5, H.R. 307, enacted March 13, 2013) is a law enacted by the 113th United ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Jan 2014, Radel missed 62 of 664 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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