Rep. José Serrano

Representative from New York’s 15th District, Democrat

Serrano, a Democrat, has been the representative for New York's 15th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for New York's 16th congressional district (1993-2012); and the representative for New York's 18th congressional district (1989-1992).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Serrano for more statistics.

Committee Membership

José Serrano sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Serrano sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (22%) Agriculture and Food (15%) International Affairs (15%) Immigration (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Commerce (7%) Education (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Mar 1990 to Sep 2016, Serrano missed 627 of 17,315 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 14 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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