Rep. Bruce Poliquin

Representative from Maine’s 2nd District, Republican

Poliquin, a Republican, has been the representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Poliquin for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Bruce Poliquin sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Poliquin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (33%) Taxation (22%) Finance and Financial Sector (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (22%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Poliquin missed 6 of 1,277 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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