Our unique analysis of the bills Ellsworth sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Ellsworth is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ellsworth was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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 about one third or more 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).
Ellsworth sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Ellsworth’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6159 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit ...
- H.R. 5664 (111th): High-Risk Pool Fairness Act
- H.R. 5168 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the first-time ...
- H.R. 4680 (111th): Jobs Momentum Act of 2010
- H.R. 4104 (111th): Emergency Responders Highway Safety Act of 2009
- H.R. 3737 (111th): Small Business Microlending Expansion Act of 2009
- H.R. 3418 (111th): Medicare Prescription Drug Cost Equalization Act
|Ellsworth’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.Con.Res. 308 (111th): Providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives.
Jul 29, 2010. Passed 231/189.
H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
H.R. 1575 (111th): End Government Reimbursement of Excessive Executive Disbursements (End GREED) Act
Apr 1, 2009. Failed 223/196.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 2007 to Dec 2010, Ellsworth missed 75 of 3,531 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 14 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills