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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Representative for New York’s 14th District

pronounced a-luk-ZAN-jree-uh // oh-KAH-see-oh kor-TEZ


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 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY14]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2020 Report Card for Ocasio-Cortez.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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, 2017 to Feb 23, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Human Rights Campaign: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% League of Conservation Voters: 97% The Club for Growth: 33%

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ocasio-Cortez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Housing and Community Development (21%) Commerce (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Environmental Protection (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Emergency Management (11%)

Recent Bills

Some of Ocasio-Cortez’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Ocasio-Cortez voted Nay

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due ...

Ocasio-Cortez voted Nay

Ocasio-Cortez voted Nay

Ocasio-Cortez voted Nay

Passed 388/5 on Apr 23, 2020.

The federal government has enacted four main stimulus laws in response to the covid-19 pandemic. Here’s a brief rundown of what each of these legislative ...

Ocasio-Cortez voted Yea

Ocasio-Cortez voted Nay

Passed 231/180 on Jan 24, 2019.

This bill was originally introduced to reopen just the Department of Homeland Security through February 28, 2019 and passed the House on January 24. No ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Feb 2021, Ocasio-Cortez missed 6 of 991 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.0% 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 and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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