Wenstrup is the representative for Ohio’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2013. Wenstrup is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Wenstrup 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Wenstrup has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Aug 9, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Brad Wenstrup sits on the following committees:
Wenstrup was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 2545: To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the role of doctors of podiatric medicine in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 960: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3493 Burnet Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the John H. Leahr and Herbert M. Heilbrun Post …
- H.R. 6292: To direct the Department of Defense to report to Congress on the potential integration of advanced propulsion systems into F-35 aircraft, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 1658 (116th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the grade and pay of podiatrists of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
- H.R. 1058 (115th): VA Provider Equity Act
- H.R. 2257 (115th): Guard and Reservists Education Improvement Act
- H.R. 1367 (115th): To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other …
Does 9 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).
Wenstrup sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Wenstrup recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 7878: Kidney Health Connect Act of 2022
- H.Res. 1117: Expressing support for the designation of 2022 as the “Year of the Parents”.
- H.R. 7760: Strengthening Our Health Security Act of 2022
- H.R. 7410: American Made Medicine Act
- H.R. 7146: Enhancing Emergency and Retirement Savings Act of 2022
- H.R. 7053: Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act
- H.Res. 947: Supporting an independent and democratic Ukraine.
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2013 to Jul 2022, Wenstrup missed 88 of 5,559 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% 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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