Rep. Theodore Deutch

Representative from Florida’s 21st District, Democrat

Deutch, a Democrat, has been the representative for Florida's 21st congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Florida's 19th congressional district (2010-2012).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Deutch for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Theodore Deutch sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Deutch sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (22%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) International Affairs (13%) Commerce (13%) Education (11%) Law (9%) Health (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Deutch’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5461: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act
Sep 21, 2016. Passed.
Yea H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 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.
No H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 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 Apr 2010 to Dec 2016, Deutch missed 229 of 4,573 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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