Rep. Lois Frankel

Representative from Florida’s 21st District, Democrat

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

She was previously the representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district (2013-2016).

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Frankel.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Frankel has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Frankel is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Lois Frankel sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Frankel sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Immigration (15%) Health (15%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Education (15%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Frankel’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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 ...
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.
Nay S. 25 (113th): South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act
Feb 11, 2014. Passed 326/90.
This is a budget bill that makes small changes to the budget deal enacted previously. Although the bill began as the "South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act" and had passed the Senate in that form, the House replaced the text of the bill in whole ...
No H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
Dec 5, 2013. Passed 325/91.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Feb 2017, Frankel missed 79 of 2,628 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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