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Rep. Lois Frankel

Representative for Florida’s 21st District

pronounced LOH-is // FRANGK-uhl

Frankel is the representative for Florida’s 21st congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2017. Frankel is next up for reelection in 2018.

She was previously the representative for Florida’s 22nd congressional district as a Democrat from 2013 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL21]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Frankel.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Frankel 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Frankel has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Lois Frankel sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Frankel sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (18%) Education (14%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Immigration (14%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Commerce (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Frankel’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5698: Protect and Serve Act of 2018
May 16, 2018. Passed 382/35.
A bill that recently passed the House with large bipartisan support would change the way our country punishes anybody who kills or attempts to kill a law enforcement or police officer. #### Context 128 law enforcement officers were killed in 2017. And 2018 is on ...
Nay S. 2040: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 348/77.
After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a federal commission was created to fact-find as much information as possible about the planning, funding, and carrying-out of the attacks. The final report ran more than 500 pages, but much intrigue has centered around 28 pages redacted ...
Yea H.R. 5461: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act
Sep 21, 2016. Passed 282/143.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Nay H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Yea H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
No H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
No H.R. 10 (113th): Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 9, 2014. Passed 360/45.
No H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
Dec 5, 2013. Passed 325/91.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Jun 2018, Frankel missed 134 of 3,507 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% 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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