Rep. Yvette Clarke

Representative from New York’s 9th District, Democrat

Clarke, a Democrat, has been the representative for New York's 9th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for New York's 11th congressional district (2007-2012).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Clarke for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Yvette Clarke sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Clarke sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Emergency Management (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Immigration (16%) International Affairs (16%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Commerce (11%) Taxation (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Jul 2016, Clarke missed 379 of 7,522 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 237 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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