Suzanne Kosmas

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Suzanne Kosmas
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U.S. House, Florida, District 24
Former member
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives from the 28th District
1996 - 2004
Date of birthFebruary 25, 1944
Place of birthWashington, DC
Professionreal estate broker
Suzanne Kosmas was a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing the 24th District of Florida.

Voting Record

Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Kosmas has voted with the House Democratic leadership 92.4% of the time.[1] That same analysis reported that she also voted with party leadership 94.5% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concluded that she votes 93.2% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Specific Votes

Rep. Kosmas voted for the stimulus bill.[3] Fifty-seven percent of U.S. voters believed that the stimulus had either hurt the economy (36 percent) or had no impact (21 percent). Thirty-eight percent believed the stimulus helped the economy.[4]

Kosmas also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[5] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.[6]

Kosmas supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.[7] Just after the bill’s passage, 42 percent of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19 percent believed that it would help. Another 15 percent said that the bill would have no impact.[8]

Finally, Kosmas voted in favor of the health care reform bill.[9] Fifty-seven percent of likely voters at least somewhat favored repeal of the health care reform bill, including 46 percent who strongly favored repeal. Thirty-five percent of likely voters opposed repeal. Fifty-one percent of likely voters believed the health care reform bill would be bad for the country, while 36 percent believed it would be beneficial.[10]