Rep. Raúl Grijalva

Representative from Arizona’s 3rd District, Democrat

Grijalva, a Democrat, has been the representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district (2003-2012).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Grijalva for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Raúl Grijalva sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Grijalva sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (35%) Education (27%) Immigration (8%) International Affairs (8%) Native Americans (6%) Health (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Economics and Public Finance (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Grijalva missed 684 of 10,053 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 6 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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