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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 Jun 14, 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 voted Nay

Cline voted Nay

Passed 257/150 on May 10, 2019.

Cline voted Nay

Passed 329/56 on Apr 8, 2019.

Cline voted Nay

Cline voted No

Cline voted Nay

Passed 357/22 on Jan 22, 2019.

"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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jun 2019, Cline missed 1 of 355 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.1% 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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