Jacobs is the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jul 21, 2020. Jacobs is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Jacobs.
Jacobs 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Jacobs has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jul 22, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Chris Jacobs sits on the following committees:
Jacobs sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Jacobs’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3770: Northern Border Reopening Transparency Act
- H.R. 3590: Local Control and Community Preservation Act
- H.R. 3508: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 39 ...
- H.R. 3148: Help Wanted Act
- H.R. 2625: To amend title 40, United States Code, to include Wyoming County in the ...
- H.R. 1571: Dairy H–2A Eligibility Act
- H.R. 1300: Infrastructure Expansion Act of 2021
From Jul 2020 to Jul 2021, Jacobs missed 9 of 331 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with 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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