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Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Representative for Florida’s 26th District

pronounced DE-bee // MOO-kar-sul POW-ul

Mucarsel-Powell is the representative for Florida’s 26th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Mucarsel-Powell is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

Voting Information

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Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is currently voting by proxy under new rules in effect during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since Sep 21, 2020, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL23] will be casting Mucarsel-Powell’s vote. Under the rules for proxy voting, representatives may designate another representative as their proxy and must give their proxy exact instructions on how to vote.
Photo of Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL26]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Mucarsel-Powell.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Mucarsel-Powell 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 Mucarsel-Powell has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 23, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mucarsel-Powell sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (45%) Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Education (18%) Immigration (18%)

Recent Bills

Some of Mucarsel-Powell’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Mucarsel-Powell voted Yea

Mucarsel-Powell voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Mucarsel-Powell voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Mucarsel-Powell missed 6 of 919 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. 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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Primary Sources

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