Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Commish. Luis Fortuño [R-PR0, 2005-2008] leaves office as Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large.
Former Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico’s At-Large District
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Our unique analysis of the bills Fortuño sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fortuño is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Fortuño sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (28%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Health (15%) Social Welfare (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) International Affairs (9%) Taxation (7%) Commerce (6%)
Some of Fortuño’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Feb 2007 to Sep 2008, Fortuño missed 166 of 471 roll call votes, which is 35.2%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: