Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Representative from Washington’s 5th District, Republican

McMorris Rodgers, a Republican, has been the representative for Washington's 5th congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for McMorris Rodgers for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Cathy McMorris Rodgers sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McMorris Rodgers sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (81%) Water Resources Development (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of McMorris Rodgers’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

McMorris Rodgers’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2016, McMorris Rodgers missed 441 of 8,866 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 171 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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