Rep. Carol Shea-Porter

Representative from New Hampshire’s 1st District, Democrat

Shea-Porter, a Democrat, is the representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

She was previously the representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district (2013-2014); and the representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district (2007-2010).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Shea-Porter has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Shea-Porter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shea-Porter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (40%) Taxation (20%) International Affairs (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Health (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Shea-Porter’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Yea H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Yea H.R. 3393 (113th): Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
Jul 24, 2014. Passed 227/187.
No H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
Nay S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Nay H.R. 1424 (110th): Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 263/171.
This is the Senate's October 2008 Economic Stimulus Relief Bill. This bill was originally introduced in March 2007 and passed the House as the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. In October 2008, it was co-opted as the so-called "vehicle" to pass the relief bill ...
No H.R. 1908 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sep 7, 2007. Passed 220/175.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Jan 2017, Shea-Porter missed 133 of 4,794 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% 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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