Rep. Thomas Rooney [R]

Representative from Florida’s 17th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative Florida's 17th District (map)
2009-2012 Representative Florida's 16th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Thomas Rooney sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rooney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (37%) International Affairs (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Taxation (10%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Nov 2015, Rooney missed 68 of 5,107 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. 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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Primary Sources

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