Read our 2018 Report Card for Carter.
Carter 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Carter has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 14, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Buddy Carter sits on the following committees:
Carter was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 114: To adjust the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4431 (115th): Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans’ Pensions Act
- H.R. 5582: Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018
- H.R. 72 (115th): GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2017
- H.R. 3842 (114th): Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers Reform and Improvement Act of 2015
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).
Carter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Carter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3228: To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize health professional trainees to ...
- H.R. 2664: All-of-the-Above Federal Building Energy Conservation Act of 2019
- H.R. 1781: Payment Commission Data Act of 2019
- H.Res. 217: Recognizing Girl Scouts of the United States of America on its 107th birthday ...
- H.R. 1444: Forest Recovery Act
- H.R. 1121: Ensuring Quality in the Unemployment Insurance Program (EQUIP) Act
- H.R. 114: To adjust the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument in the State ...
From Jan 2015 to Jun 2019, Carter missed 53 of 2,857 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. 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.
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