Rep. Brett Guthrie

Representative from Kentucky’s 2nd District, Republican

Guthrie, a Republican, has been the representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Guthrie for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Brett Guthrie sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Guthrie sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (44%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Commerce (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%) Labor and Employment (5%) Science, Technology, Communications (5%) Education (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Guthrie’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 1314: Trade Act of 2015
Oct 28, 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.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2016, Guthrie missed 50 of 5,784 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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