Rep. Corrine Brown

Representative from Florida’s 5th District, Democrat

Brown, a Democrat, has been the representative for Florida's 5th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district (1993-2012).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Brown has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Brown for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Corrine Brown sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brown sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (60%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2016, Brown missed 1,311 of 15,912 roll call votes, which is 8.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 13 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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