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Rep. Chris Pappas

Representative for New Hampshire’s 1st District

pronounced kriss // PA-puss

Pappas is the representative for New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Pappas is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Chris Pappas [D-NH1]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Pappas 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 Pappas has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jul 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Chris Pappas sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pappas sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (67%) Transportation and Public Works (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jul 2019, Pappas missed 0 of 496 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: