Rep. Betsy Markey

Former Representative from Colorado’s 4th District, Democrat

Markey, a Democrat, was the representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district from 2009 to 2010.



Our unique analysis of the bills Markey sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Markey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Markey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (35%) Transportation and Public Works (20%) Education (20%) Taxation (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Markey missed 44 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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