Rep. Charles Dent [R]

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 15th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2005-2016 Representative Pennsylvania's 15th District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Charles Dent sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dent sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (27%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Immigration (12%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Taxation (6%) Education (6%) Energy (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Nov 2015, Dent missed 24 of 8,197 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 16 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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