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Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann

Representative for Tennessee’s 3rd District

pronounced CHAW-rulz // FLĪSH-mun

Fleischmann is the representative for Tennessee’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 5, 2011. Fleischmann is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Fleischmann.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Fleischmann is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Fleischmann has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 16, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fleischmann sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (50%) Native Americans (25%) Crime and Law Enforcement (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Fleischmann voted Nay

Fleischmann voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Fleischmann voted Yea

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Fleischmann voted Aye

Fleischmann voted Nay

Fleischmann voted Nay

Passed 330/77 on Dec 19, 2012.

Fleischmann voted Nay

Fleischmann voted Nay

Passed 330/93 on May 9, 2012.

The Export–Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 amended the Export–Import Bank Act of 1945 to extend the termination of functions of the Export–Import Bank of ...

Fleischmann voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Oct 2019, Fleischmann missed 54 of 5,909 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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