She was previously the representative for New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 2013 to 2014; and the representative for New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 2007 to 2010.
Read our 2017 Report Card for Shea-Porter.
Shea-Porter 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 Shea-Porter has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Carol Shea-Porter sits on the following committees:
Shea-Porter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Shea-Porter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5920: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Defense to ...
- H.R. 5921: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a registry to ensure ...
- H.R. 5918: To direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out a program on service ...
- H.R. 5919: To establish the position of Senior Anticorruption Officer at the Department of State, ...
- H.R. 5713: National Guard Promotion Accountability Act
- H.R. 5606: Climate Change Education Act
- H.R. 4556: To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans ...
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H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
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 ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 3393 (113th): Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
Jul 24, 2014. Passed 227/187.
H.Res. 23 (113th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 152) making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September ...
Jan 15, 2013. Passed 367/52.
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 1424 (110th): Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 263/171.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of economic stimulus relief during the 2008 financial crisis as well as other unrelated provisions. It was the Senate's October 2008 plan, and it became law. The bill contains sections for: * Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 ...
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
H.R. 1908 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sep 7, 2007. Passed 220/175.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 2007 to May 2018, Shea-Porter missed 170 of 5,675 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is on par with 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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