Rep. Thomas Rooney

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).

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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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Rooney for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Thomas Rooney sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rooney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (29%) Armed Forces and National Security (24%) International Affairs (24%) Housing and Community Development (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Sep 2016, Rooney missed 124 of 5,742 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% 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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Primary Sources

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