Rep. A. Dutch Ruppersberger [D]

Representative from Maryland’s 2nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2016 Representative Maryland's 2nd District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Ruppersberger has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Ruppersberger is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

A. Dutch Ruppersberger sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ruppersberger sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (26%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Taxation (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) International Affairs (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Oct 2015, Ruppersberger missed 400 of 9,308 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is worse 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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Primary Sources

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