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Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester

Representative for Delaware’s At-Large District

pronounced LEE-suh // blunt RAW-ches-ter

Blunt Rochester is the representative for Delaware’s at-large district and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2017. Blunt Rochester is next up for reelection in 2018.

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Analysis

Read our 2017 Report Card for Blunt Rochester.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: A FreedomWorks: 10% Americans for Prosperity: 0% NumbersUSA: 0%

Committee Membership

Lisa Blunt Rochester sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Blunt Rochester’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 139: Rapid DNA Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2018. Passed 256/164.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill would extend so-called "section 702" government surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The bill was originally introduced and passed the Senate in 2017 as the Rapid DNA ...
Nay H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Aye H.R. 2213: Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017
Jun 7, 2017. Passed 282/137.
Aye H.R. 953: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017
May 24, 2017. Passed 256/165.
H.R. 953 amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (also known as the Clean Water Act of CWA) to clarify that it is the intent of Congress that pesticides registered and properly used under FIFRA do ...
Nay H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Apr 2018, Blunt Rochester missed 13 of 857 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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