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Rep. Ritchie Torres

Representative for New York’s 15th District


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 has cosponsored 1 bills introduced in the current Congress by Republican legislators who fomented the terrorist attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 by calling for entire states to be disenfranchised in the 2020 presidential election.
Photo of Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY15]

Analysis

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 Jun 14, 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 (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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