Rep. Charles “Charlie” Bass

Former Representative from New Hampshire’s 2nd District, Republican

Bass, a Republican, was the representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2012.

He was previously the representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district (1995-2006).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bass sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bass is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bass sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Energy (33%) Health (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Jan 2013, Bass missed 131 of 8,778 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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