He was previously the representative for Missouri’s 9th congressional district as a Republican from 2009 to 2012.
Read our 2018 Report Card for Luetkemeyer.
Luetkemeyer is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Luetkemeyer has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Dec 11, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
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Blaine Luetkemeyer sits on the following committees:
Luetkemeyer was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 452 (115th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the “Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. ...
- H.R. 3700 (114th): Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016
- H.R. 728 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7050 Highway BB in Cedar Hill, Missouri, as the “Sergeant First Class William B. Woods, ...
- H.R. 432 (114th): SBIC Advisers Relief Act of 2015
- H.R. 3329 (113th): To enhance the ability of community financial institutions to foster economic growth and serve their communities, boost small businesses, increase individual savings, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4367 (112th): To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to limit the fee disclosure requirement for an automatic teller machine to the screen of that machine.
- H.R. 2453 (112th): Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act
Does 7 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Luetkemeyer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Luetkemeyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5288: Upper Mississippi River Flood Control Act
- H.R. 5270: Guidance Clarity Act of 2019
- H.R. 5095: Endangered Species Accountability Reform Act
- H.R. 4745: Mobile Mammography Promotion Act of 2019
- H.R. 4565: Responsible Accounting Standards Act of 2019
- H.R. 4043: Vested Employee Pension Benefit Protection Act
- H.R. 3474: To amend title 49, United States Code, to include truck combinations in the ...
From Jan 2009 to Dec 2019, Luetkemeyer missed 81 of 7,682 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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