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Rep. Jamaal Bowman

Representative for New York’s 16th District

Bowman is the representative for New York’s 16th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2021. Bowman is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY16]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bowman 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 Bowman has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 11, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Jamaal Bowman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to May 2021, Bowman missed 4 of 156 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% 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: