Our unique analysis of the bills Richmond has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Richmond is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Richmond for more statistics.
Cedric Richmond sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
Richmond sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (26%) Education (19%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Health (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Commerce (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of Richmond’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 947: Expressing support for the designation of the third Sunday in October as Clergy ...
- H.R. 6017: Race to the Job Initiative Act
- H.R. 5880: To amend title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit inclusion of ...
- H.R. 5391: Gains in Global Nuclear Detection Architecture Act
- H.R. 4807: To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the same ...
- H.Res. 628: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the African-Americans who duly ...
- H.R. 4422: POSTAL Act of 2015
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Richmond’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5278: PROMESA
Jun 9, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 702: To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions.
Oct 9, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
May 19, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 529: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.
Feb 25, 2015. Passed.
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Richmond missed 319 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: