Rep. Andy Harris

Representative from Maryland’s 1st District, Republican

Harris, a Republican, has been the representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Harris 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). Harris is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Harris for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Andy Harris sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Harris sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (22%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Environmental Protection (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Taxation (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Harris missed 49 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: