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Rep. Gregorio Sablan

Delegate from the Northern Mariana Islands’s At-Large District, Democrat

Sablan, a Democrat, is the delegate from the Northern Mariana Islands and has served since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2018).

Because the Northern Mariana Islands is a territory of the United States, and not a state, its representative in the House of Representatives is a delegate with limited voting privileges — Sablan can vote in committee but not on the House floor, including not on the final passage of bills. Delegates have a marginalized role in Congress and their constituents are not represented in Congress in the same manner as most citizens.

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Sablan.

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Gregorio Sablan sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Sablan was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sablan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (24%) Education (20%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Immigration (16%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Primary Sources

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