Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative from Florida’s 27th District, Republican

Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican, has been the representative for Florida's 27th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for Florida's 18th congressional district (1989-2012).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Ros-Lehtinen has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Ros-Lehtinen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Ros-Lehtinen for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ros-Lehtinen sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (76%) Health (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Ros-Lehtinen’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Ros-Lehtinen’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 4775: Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
Jun 8, 2016. Passed.
Nay S.J.Res. 23: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a ...
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1295: Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
Jun 25, 2015. Passed.
Aye 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.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Jan 14, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From May 1989 to Dec 2016, Ros-Lehtinen missed 837 of 17,587 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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