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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Ruppersberger for more statistics.
A. Dutch Ruppersberger sits on the following committees:
Ruppersberger sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (29%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) International Affairs (8%) Health (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)
Some of Ruppersberger’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4738: Digital Coast Act of 2016
- H.R. 3402: Federal Information Security Management Reform Act of 2015
- H.R. 2703: Right Start Child Care and Education Act of 2015
- H.Res. 267: Expressing support for the designation of May as National Lacrosse Month.
- H.R. 234: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
- H.Res. 513 (113th): Supporting the goals and ideals of the week of May 3, 2014, ...
- H.Res. 485 (113th): Expressing support for “National One Love Day”.
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From Jan 2003 to Jul 2016, Ruppersberger missed 456 of 9,957 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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