Pingree is the representative for Maine’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 6, 2009. Pingree is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.
Read our 2019 Report Card for Pingree.
Pingree 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 Pingree has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jul 31, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Chellie Pingree sits on the following committees:
Pingree sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (37%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Health (11%) Immigration (9%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Environmental Protection (6%)
Some of Pingree’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7487: PLACE Act
- H.Res. 901: Recognizing and celebrating the 200th anniversary of the entry of Maine into the ...
- H.Res. 900: Recognizing the 50th anniversary of OPERA America.
- H.R. 5861: Agriculture Resilience Act
- H.R. 5841: Food Recovery Act of 2020
- H.R. 5607: School Food Recovery Act of 2020
- H.R. 5496: ICELAND Act
From Jan 2009 to Jul 2020, Pingree missed 223 of 7,879 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% 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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