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Rep. Gregory Steube

Representative for Florida’s 17th District

pronounced GREH-guh-ree // STOO-bee


Steube is the representative for Florida’s 17th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Steube is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Steube is among the Republican legislators who participated in the months-long attempted coup that included the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol. Shortly after the 2020 election, Steube joined a case before the Supreme Court calling for all the votes for president in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — states that were narrowly won by Democrats — to be discounted based on lies and a preposterous legal argument which the Supreme Court rejected. Following the rejection of several related cases before the Supreme Court, another legislator who joined the case called for violence. Many legislators were a part of a coordinated campaign by the Trump Administration to pressure the Vice President, who was also the vice presidential candidate on the Republican ticket, to exclude Democratic states from the electoral count rather than follow the Constitution's procedure in which Congress may vote to exclude electors. On January 6, 2021 in the hours after the attack on the Capitol, Steube voted to reject the state-certified election results of Arizona and/or Pennsylvania (states narrowly won by Democrats), which would have excluded them from the Electoral College count that determined the next President of the United States and potentially changed the outcome of the election. These legislators have generally changed their story after their vote, claiming it was merely a protest and not intended to change the outcome of the election as they clearly sought prior to the vote.
Photo of Rep. Gregory Steube [R-FL17]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Steube 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 Steube has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 14, 2022. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Gregory Steube sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Steube sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (26%) International Affairs (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Immigration (12%) Taxation (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Education (5%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Steube recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Steube voted Nay

Passed 379/51 on Oct 19, 2021.

Steube voted Nay

Steube voted Nay

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due …

Steube voted Not Voting

Steube voted Nay

Steube voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jan 2022, Steube missed 43 of 1,412 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: