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Rep. Ritchie Torres

Representative for New York’s 15th District

pronounced RICH-ee // TOR-iss

Torres is the representative for New York’s 15th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2021. Torres is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY15]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Torres is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Torres has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Dec 2, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Ritchie Torres sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Torres sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (36%) Immigration (21%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Torres voted Nay

Torres voted Yea

Passed 379/51 on Oct 19, 2021.

Torres voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to Dec 2021, Torres missed 5 of 401 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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