Rep. William “Bill” Gunter Jr.

Former Representative from Florida’s 5th District, Democrat

Gunter, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 5th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gunter 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gunter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gunter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Environmental Protection (15%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Energy (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1974, Gunter missed 230 of 1,078 roll call votes, which is 21.3%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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