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Rep. Trey Radel

Former Representative for Florida’s 19th District

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

Congressional 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.

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. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Radel sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Radel’s Vote Vote Description
Not Voting H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
Dec 5, 2013. Passed 325/91.
No H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
Nay H.R. 307 (113th): Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013
Mar 4, 2013. Passed 370/28.
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 States Congress. The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed ...
Nay H.R. 225 (113th): National Pediatric Research Network Act of 2013
Feb 4, 2013. Passed 375/27.
Nay H.R. 307 (113th): Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013
Jan 22, 2013. Passed 395/29.
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 States Congress. The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed ...

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.

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Primary Sources

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