Our unique analysis of the bills Wexler sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wexler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Wexler was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 1722 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 601 Banyan Trail in Boca Raton, Florida, as the “Leonard W. Herman Post Office”.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Wexler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) International Affairs (19%) Law (14%) Health (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Labor and Employment (8%)
Some of Wexler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2742 (111th): To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to ...
- H.R. 2536 (111th): Emergency Nursing Supply Relief Act
- H.R. 1977 (111th): Drywall Safety Act of 2009
- H.R. 1863 (111th): Social Security Forever Act of 2009
- H.R. 1832 (111th): Medicare Prescription Drug Affordability Act of 2009
- H.Con.Res. 89 (111th): Supporting the goals and objectives of the Prague Conference on Holocaust Era ...
- H.Con.Res. 74 (111th): Supporting the goals and ideals of a decade of action for road ...
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From Jan 1997 to Dec 2009, Wexler missed 712 of 8,699 roll call votes, which is 8.2%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2009. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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