Rep. Alcee Hastings

Representative from Florida’s 20th District, Democrat

Hastings, a Democrat, has been the representative for Florida's 20th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district (1993-2012).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Hastings 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). Hastings is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Hastings for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Alcee Hastings sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hastings sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (35%) Health (20%) Taxation (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Animals (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Education (7%) Labor and Employment (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hastings’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5461: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act
Sep 21, 2016. Passed.
No H.Res. 495: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Oct 28, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2016, Hastings missed 1,464 of 15,912 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 37 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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