Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Clarke [D-NY9]: Nay
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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).
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)
Yvette Clarke sits on the following committees:
Clarke sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Emergency Management (24%) International Affairs (19%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Commerce (10%) Immigration (10%) Taxation (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%)
Some of Clarke’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2007 to Feb 2016, Clarke missed 371 of 7,107 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% 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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