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Rep. Madeleine Bordallo

Delegate from Guam’s At-Large District, Democrat

Bordallo, a Democrat, is the delegate from Guam and has served since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2018).

Because Guam is a territory of the United States, and not a state, its representative in the House of Representatives is a delegate with limited voting privileges — Bordallo can vote in committee but not on the House floor, including not on the final passage of bills. Delegates have a marginalized role in Congress and their constituents are not represented in Congress in the same manner as most citizens.

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Photo of Rep. Madeleine Bordallo [D-GU0]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Bordallo.

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Madeleine Bordallo sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Bordallo was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bordallo sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Health (14%) Social Welfare (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Law (9%) Immigration (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Primary Sources

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