Rep. Rosa DeLauro

Representative from Connecticut’s 3rd District, Democrat

DeLauro, a Democrat, has been the representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district since Jan 3, 1991 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills DeLauro has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). DeLauro is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for DeLauro for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Rosa DeLauro sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

DeLauro sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (34%) Taxation (18%) Labor and Employment (15%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) International Affairs (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

DeLauro’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 3590: Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act
Sep 13, 2016. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 6: 21st Century Cures Act
Jul 10, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
May 19, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1991 to Sep 2016, DeLauro missed 256 of 16,844 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 86 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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