Our unique analysis of the bills Luján 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). Luján is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Luján for more statistics.
Ben Luján sits on the following committees:
Luján sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Native Americans (26%) Health (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Education (12%) Energy (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Labor and Employment (5%)
Some of Luján’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5990: To grant the Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan during ...
- H.R. 5854: Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2016
- H.R. 5478: Pueblo de Cochiti Self-Governance Act
- H.R. 5331: Behavioral Health Infrastructure Improvement Act
- H.R. 5330: Peer-Support Specialist Act of 2016
- H.R. 5216: Opioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
- H.R. 4872: Save for Success Act
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|Luján’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.Con.Res. 112: Expressing the sense of Congress opposing the President’s proposed $10 tax on every barrel of oil.
Jun 10, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2009 to Sep 2016, Luján missed 87 of 5,742 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 23 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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