Our unique analysis of the bills Wasserman Schultz 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). Wasserman Schultz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Wasserman Schultz for more statistics.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz sits on the following committees:
Wasserman Schultz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Wasserman Schultz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6211: Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Act of 2016
- H.Res. 851: Expressing profound concern about the ongoing political, economic, social and humanitarian crisis in ...
- H.R. 5571: Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act
- H.Res. 230: Encouraging State-by-State adoption of a sexual assault survivors’ bill of rights.
- H.R. 1998: HERO Act of 2015
- H.R. 1257: Rape Survivor Child Custody Act
- H.R. 1110: STOP Identity Theft Act of 2015
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|Wasserman Schultz’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2005 to Dec 2016, Wasserman Schultz missed 482 of 8,858 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 53 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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