Rep. Nydia Velázquez

District:
New York - District 7
Party:
Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
New York's 7th District
1993-2013 Representative,
New York's 12th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Velázquez is a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Velázquez’s bills have had a total of 42 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Nydia Velázquez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Apr 2014, Velázquez missed 620 of 14,249 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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