Rep. Billy Long

Representative from Missouri’s 7th District, Republican

Long, a Republican, has been the representative for Missouri's 7th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Long for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Billy Long sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Long sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (47%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Environmental Protection (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Long’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 597: Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act
Oct 27, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.Res. 450: Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, ...
Oct 27, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Not Voting H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Long missed 110 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 89 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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