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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 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.

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


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 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 liberal–conservative 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 6, 2015 to Jul 1, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ocasio-Cortez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (29%) Finance and Financial Sector (21%) Housing and Community Development (21%) Emergency Management (14%) Environmental Protection (14%)

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 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

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Ocasio-Cortez voted No

Ocasio-Cortez voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Ocasio-Cortez voted No

Ocasio-Cortez voted Yea

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Ocasio-Cortez voted Yea

Ocasio-Cortez voted Nay

Passed 300/128 on Feb 14, 2019.

This bill, in its final form, funded the parts of the federal government whose funding was to lapse on February 15, 2019. On December 22, ...

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 Jul 2020, Ocasio-Cortez missed 5 of 839 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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