Pressley is the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Pressley is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.
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Read our 2019 Report Card for Pressley.
Pressley 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 Pressley has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 20, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Ayanna Pressley sits on the following committees:
Pressley sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Pressley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8544: To amend the Public Health Service Act to support the development and implementation ...
- H.R. 8178: Anti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
- H.R. 7983: COVID-19 in Corrections Data Transparency Act
- H.R. 7847: HELP Act of 2020
- H.R. 7848: Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act
- H.R. 7389: Freedom to Move Act
- H.R. 7268: Andrew Kearse Accountability for Denial of Medical Care Act of 2020
From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Pressley missed 14 of 919 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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