Rep. Cedric Richmond

Representative from Louisiana’s 2nd District, Democrat

Richmond, a Democrat, has been the representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Richmond for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Cedric Richmond sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Richmond sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Education (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Commerce (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Taxation (7%) Emergency Management (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Richmond’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jul 2016, Richmond missed 304 of 3,991 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is much worse than 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: