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.
In January 2022, Rep. Bowman was arrested while protesting at the Capitol. He informed the Committee he will pay the $200 fine and no further action will be taken by the Committee.
|Apr. 2, 2022||House Committee on Ethics reported that Rep. Bowman was arrested while protesting at the Capitol. He informed the Committee he will pay the $200 fine and no further action will be taken by the Committee|
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 28, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Jamaal Bowman sits on the following committees:
Bowman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Bowman recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Res. 1152: Condemning the atrocity that occurred in Buffalo, New York, on May 14, 2022, …
- H.R. 7697: Affordable CO-OP (Collective Opportunities for Owning Property) Act
- H.R. 7502: Babies over Billionaires Act of 2022
- H.R. 7443: Ending Corporate Greed Act
- H.R. 6559: Fair College Admissions for Students Act
- H.R. 6535: Empowering STEM Discovery Act
- H.R. 6437: Heating and Cooling Relief Act
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2021 to Jun 2022, Bowman missed 8 of 748 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.1% 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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