Rep. Darren Soto

Representative from Florida’s 9th District, Democrat

Soto, a Democrat, is the representative for Florida's 9th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Photo of Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL9]

Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Darren Soto sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Soto sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Soto’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Jun 2017, Soto missed 2 of 330 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.

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Primary Sources

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