Rep. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representative from Maryland’s 2nd District, Democrat

Ruppersberger, a Democrat, has been the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2016) (map).

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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 (29%) Taxation (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Health (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Ruppersberger missed 459 of 10,053 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 11 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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