Vote — Feb 12, 2016 11:49 a.m.
Rep. Luján [D-NM3]: Yea
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Representative from New Mexico’s 3rd District, Democrat
Luján, a Democrat, has been the representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).
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)
Ben Luján sits on the following committees:
Luján sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Native Americans (23%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (21%) Energy (16%) Education (12%) Health (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (5%)
Some of Luján’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Luján missed 75 of 5,250 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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.
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