Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart

Representative from Florida’s 25th District, Republican

Diaz-Balart, a Republican, has been the representative for Florida's 25th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Florida's 21st congressional district (2011-2012); and the representative for Florida's 25th congressional district (2003-2010).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Diaz-Balart has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Diaz-Balart is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Diaz-Balart for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Mario Diaz-Balart sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Diaz-Balart sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (43%) Emergency Management (29%) Economics and Public Finance (29%)

Recent Bills

Some of Diaz-Balart’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Diaz-Balart’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.Res. 639: Authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter ...
Mar 17, 2016. Passed.
No H.R. 3624: Fraudulent Joinder Prevention Act of 2016
Feb 25, 2016. Passed.
No H.R. 1927: Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015
Jan 8, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Jan 14, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Diaz-Balart missed 447 of 10,053 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 93 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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