Graham, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district from 2015 to 2016.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Graham.
Graham is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Graham sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Graham sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Graham’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5787 (114th): Securing Our Schools Act of 2016
- H.R. 5694 (114th): Senior Citizen Protection Act of 2016
- H.R. 5280 (114th): To direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out a pilot program ...
- H.Res. 475 (114th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for the ...
- H.R. 3346 (114th): Middle School STEP Act
- H.R. 2492 (114th): To direct the Secretary of the Army to provide for modification of ...
- H.R. 1696 (114th): To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend ...
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H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed 384/40.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed 247/178.
The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (IAA), H.R. 2596, was passed by the House on June 16. The IAA would authorize funding for intelligence-related agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was passed ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
From Jan 2015 to Dec 2016, Graham missed 2 of 1,325 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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