Shalala was the representative for Florida’s 27th congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 2019 to 2020.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Shalala.
Shalala is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2020 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 Shalala sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Dec 28, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Shalala sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Shalala’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1271 (116th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 133) ...
- H.Res. 1141 (116th): Expressing support for the designation of September 22, 2020, as “National Hispanic ...
- H.Res. 1060 (116th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7608) making appropriations for the ...
- H.R. 7601 (116th): CONFUCIUS Act
- H.R. 7319 (116th): Educator Preparation Reform Act
- H.R. 6953 (116th): Pandemic Responder Service Award Act
- H.Res. 866 (116th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2339) to amend the Federal ...
From Jan 2019 to Dec 2020, Shalala missed 3 of 954 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2020. 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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