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Rep. Carlos Curbelo

Representative from Florida’s 26th District, Republican

Curbelo, a Republican, is the representative for Florida's 26th congressional district and has served since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Curbelo.

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Carlos Curbelo sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Curbelo sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Immigration (19%) Commerce (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Health (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Environmental Protection (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Curbelo’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 1215: Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017
Jun 28, 2017. Passed 218/210.
Health care costs are skyrocketing. Total health care spending went from 7.2 percent of GDP in 1970 to 17.8 percent in 2015. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services projects that it will rise further to 19.9 percent by 2025. Among the causes of this ...
No H.R. 1927: Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015
Jan 8, 2016. Passed 211/188.
The House is scheduled to take up the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (H.R. 1927), which aims to reform the current federal class action lawsuit framework by requiring uninjured parties to be part of separate class action suits than those parties experiencing more extensive ...
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
No H.R. 1806: America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015
May 20, 2015. Passed 217/205.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2017, Curbelo missed 91 of 1,854 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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