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Rep. Val Demings

Representative from Florida’s 10th District, Democrat

Demings, a Democrat, is the representative for Florida's 10th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Demings 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). Demings is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: A FreedomWorks: 5% Americans for Prosperity: 0%

Committee Membership

Val Demings sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Demings sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Demings’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3004: Kate’s Law
Jun 29, 2017. Passed 257/167.
H.R. 3004 protects public safety by enhancing penalties for deported felons who return to the United States. Specifically, the bill provides for: A sentence of not more than 10 years for an alien convicted of 3 or more misdemeanors or a felony Imprisonment of not ...
Not Voting H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
Nay H.R. 1343: Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017
Apr 4, 2017. Passed 331/87.
In 1988, the SEC adopted Rule 701 under the Securities Act to allow private companies to sell securities to their employees without the need to file a registration statement with the SEC. The rule provides an exemption from the registration requirements for offers and sales ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Oct 2017, Demings missed 11 of 568 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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