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.
Shalala sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (53%) Health (35%) Families (12%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Shalala recently introduced the following legislation:
- 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 …
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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
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, major life events, and running for higher office.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Office of the Clerk, House of Representatives for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills