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Rep. Andy Biggs

Representative for Arizona’s 5th District

Biggs, a Republican, is the representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Biggs is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ5]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Biggs 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 Biggs has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 100% FreedomWorks: 95% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 33% NIAC Action: F

Committee Membership

Andy Biggs sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Biggs sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (43%) Crime and Law Enforcement (29%) Taxation (29%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Biggs’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.J.Res. 123: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.
Dec 7, 2017. Passed 235/193.
Nay H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 23, 2017. Passed 377/34.
H.R. 2842 connects low-income Americans looking for work with employers looking to fill job openings, including through apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training. Specifically, the legislation provides funding for states to subsidize employment for a limited time for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) ...
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
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 that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
Nay H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Dec 2017, Biggs missed 2 of 671 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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