Rep. Alan Grayson

Representative from Florida’s 9th District, Democrat

Grayson, a Democrat, has been the representative for Florida's 9th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Florida's 8th congressional district (2009-2010).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Grayson has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Grayson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Grayson for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Alan Grayson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Grayson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (32%) Economics and Public Finance (28%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Education (7%) Labor and Employment (4%) Health (4%) Finance and Financial Sector (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Sep 2016, Grayson missed 127 of 4,118 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 21 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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