Rep. Matthew Cartwright
- Pennsylvania - District 17
(Schuylkill County and parts of Monroe County, Carbon County, Northampton County, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County)
|Representative||Pennsylvania's 17th District|
Cartwright is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship.
Use this chart to compare Cartwright to other members of the House of Representatives on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Matthew Cartwright sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Natural Resources
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Cartwright’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2350: To provide employees with 2 hours of paid leave in order to vote ...
- H.Res. 251: To honor Larry Holmes for his career and community service on the 35th ...
- H.R. 2130: Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Act of 2013
- H.R. 2020: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require certain institutions of ...
- H.R. 1910: Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2013
- H.R. 1725: Veterans Mental Health Accessibility Act
- H.R. 1620: Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2013
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From Jan 2013 to Jun 2013, Cartwright missed 4 of 252 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- New Member Pictorial Directory (113th), Committee on House Administration for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills
Recent Legislative Activity