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.
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 Jun 14, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ritchie Torres sits on the following committees:
Torres sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Finance and Financial Sector (100%)
Some of Torres’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 454: Expressing support for the designation of the 1st day in June as “Black ...
- H.R. 3548: To authorize the issuance of visas and admission of certain aliens, and their ...
- H.R. 3323: To strengthen the ability of the Federal Home Loan Bank system to provide ...
- H.R. 3002: To amend title 49, United States Code, to require Amtrak to adopt the ...
- H.R. 2856: To require the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security to report ...
- H.R. 1659: LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act
- H.R. 1443: LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act
From Jan 2021 to Jun 2021, Torres missed 2 of 162 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.0% 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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