Rep. Bill Shuster

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 9th District, Republican

Shuster, a Republican, has been the representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district since May 17, 2001 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Shuster 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). Shuster is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Shuster for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Bill Shuster sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shuster sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (71%) Armed Forces and National Security (19%) Water Resources Development (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From May 2001 to Sep 2016, Shuster missed 255 of 10,911 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 68 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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