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Rep. Alex Mooney

Representative for West Virginia’s 2nd District

pronounced A-liks // MOO-nee

Mooney is the representative for West Virginia’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 6, 2015. Mooney is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Mooney.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Mooney is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Mooney has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Dec 11, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Alex Mooney sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mooney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (37%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Taxation (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Education (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Mooney voted Nay

Passed 361/61 on Sep 26, 2018.

H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion ...

Mooney voted Nay

Passed 229/177 on May 19, 2017.

H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe ...

Mooney voted Aye

Mooney voted No

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. ...

Mooney voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Dec 2019, Mooney missed 43 of 3,217 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. 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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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