Ocasio-Cortez is the representative for New York’s 14th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Ocasio-Cortez is next up for reelection in 2024 and serves until Jan 3, 2025. She is 33 years old.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
The House Office of Congressional Ethics found "substantial reason to believe" that Ocasio-Cortez accepted impermissible gifts associated with her attendance at the Met Gala in 2021, which she paid for after the investigation began. The matter is pending before the House Committee on Ethics.
|Jun. 23, 2022||House Committee on Ethics began an investigation|
|Mar. 2, 2023||House Committee on Ethics published the Office of Congressional Ethics Report and Findings and the member's response|
Read our 2022 Report Card for Ocasio-Cortez.
Ocasio-Cortez is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Ocasio-Cortez has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2019 to Mar 29, 2023. See full analysis methodology.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sits on the following committees:
Ocasio-Cortez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Housing and Community Development (19%) Environmental Protection (16%) Commerce (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) International Affairs (12%) Labor and Employment (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Ocasio-Cortez recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 8476 (117th): Housing Inspections Accountability Act
- H.R. 8395 (117th): EPA Regulatory Authority Act of 2022
- H.R. 8394 (117th): Lawrence v. Texas Codification Act of 2022
- H.R. 8396 (117th): Loving v. Virginia Codification Act of 2022
- H.R. 7393 (117th): Improving VA Workforce Diversity Through Minority-serving Institutions Act of 2022
- H.Res. 899 (117th): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1579) to prohibit Members …
- H.R. 6549 (117th): To provide support for international initiatives to provide debt relief to developing …
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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2019 to Mar 2023, Ocasio-Cortez missed 18 of 2,134 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Office of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills