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
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives from the 28th District
1996 - 2004
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 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] 57% of U.S. voters believe that the stimulus has either hurt the economy (36%) or had no impact (21%). 38% believe 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% of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35% supported it.[6]

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

Finally, Kosmas voted in favor of the health care reform bill.[9] 57% of likely voters at least somewhat favor repeal of the health care reform bill, including 46% who strongly favor repeal. 35% of likely voters oppose repeal. 51% of likely voters believe the health care reform bill will be bad for the country, while 36% believe it will be beneficial.[10]

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