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Rep. Ben Cline

Representative for Virginia’s 6th District

pronounced ben // klīn

Cline is the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Cline is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA6]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Cline 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 Cline has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Mar 21, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Ben Cline sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Cline’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 1122: Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019
Mar 11, 2019. Passed 387/22.
Should families receiving government assistance for housing be encouraged to move to more well-off neighborhoods? #### Context The government’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program was created in 1937 during the Great Depression to help low-income families afford housing costs. A person or family receiving the ...
Yea H.Res. 183: Condemning anti-Semitism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values and aspirations that define the people of the United States and condemning anti-Muslim ...
Mar 7, 2019. Passed 407/23.
Nay H.R. 66: Route 66 Centennial Commission Act
Feb 6, 2019. Passed 399/22.
No H.R. 790: Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019
Jan 30, 2019. Passed 259/161.
Nay H.R. 676: NATO Support Act
Jan 22, 2019. Passed 357/22.
"The President shall not withdraw support from NATO." This was a vote on a House bill to prevent President Trump from withdrawing the United States from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO. The legislation was passed in response to reports that the President had ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Mar 2019, Cline missed 0 of 125 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.0% 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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