Vote — Feb 12, 2016 11:49 a.m.
Rep. Rooney [R-FL17]: Yea
Representative from Florida’s 17th District, Republican
Rooney, a Republican, has been the representative for Florida's 17th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
He was previously the representative for Florida's 16th congressional district (2009-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Rooney 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). Rooney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Thomas Rooney sits on the following committees:
Rooney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (31%) Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) International Affairs (16%) Taxation (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)
Some of Rooney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Rooney missed 73 of 5,250 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 9 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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