Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Representative from New York’s 8th District, Democrat

Jeffries, a Democrat, has been the representative for New York's 8th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Jeffries for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Hakeem Jeffries sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jeffries sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (33%) Taxation (17%) Housing and Community Development (17%) Commerce (17%) Immigration (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Jeffries’s Vote Vote Description
No 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.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2016, Jeffries missed 78 of 2,529 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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