Rep. Bruce Westerman

Representative from Arkansas’s 4th District, Republican

Westerman, a Republican, has been the representative for Arkansas's 4th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Westerman for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Bruce Westerman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Westerman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (60%) Government Operations and Politics (40%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Westerman missed 5 of 1,259 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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