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Rep. Gwen Graham

Former Representative for Florida’s 2nd District

Graham was the representative for Florida’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 2015 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. Gwen Graham [D-FL2, 2015-2016]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Graham.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Graham sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (50%) Education (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Graham voted Yea

Passed 246/181 on Feb 2, 2016.

The House began a vote on H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act, last week but in an unusual procedural move Republican leadership ended ...

Graham voted Aye

Graham voted No

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

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. ...

Graham voted Aye

Passed 247/178 on Jun 16, 2015.

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 ...

Graham voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

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 ...

Graham voted Yea

Graham voted Aye

Graham voted Aye

Passed 250/175 on Jan 13, 2015.

Missed Votes

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.

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: