Our unique analysis of the bills Carson 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). Carson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Carson for more statistics.
André Carson sits on the following committees:
- House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation
Carson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (22%) Education (22%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Commerce (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)
Some of Carson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5357: Interstate Teaching Mobility Act
- H.Res. 738: Commemorating “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing”, the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, ...
- H.R. 4957: To designate the Federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in ...
- H.R. 4833: Food Deserts Act of 2016
- H.Res. 627: Expressing support for the designation of February 29, 2016, as “Rare Disease Day”.
- H.R. 2806: Recidivism Reduction Act
- H.Res. 322: Recognizing the importance of providing services to children of incarcerated parents.
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From Mar 2008 to Jul 2016, Carson missed 155 of 6,198 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 47 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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