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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Analysis

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%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Brown’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.Con.Res. 55: Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces ...
Jun 17, 2015. Failed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2016, Brown missed 1,333 of 15,938 roll call votes, which is 8.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% 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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