Rep. Carol Shea-Porter

Former Representative from New Hampshire’s 1st District, Democrat

Shea-Porter, a Democrat, was the representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district from 2013 to 2014.

She was previously the representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district (2007-2010).



Our unique analysis of the bills Shea-Porter sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Shea-Porter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Shea-Porter for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shea-Porter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (34%) International Affairs (10%) Taxation (10%) Education (10%) Health (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Animals (7%) Labor and Employment (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Shea-Porter’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2014, Shea-Porter missed 133 of 4,735 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. 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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