Stewart, a Republican, is the representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2013. Stewart is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Stewart.
Stewart 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 Stewart has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Chris Stewart sits on the following committees:
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
- Chair, Subcommittee on Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture
- Member, Subcommittee on Central Intelligence Agency
- House Committee on Appropriations
Stewart sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (39%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) International Affairs (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Labor and Employment (6%) Animals (6%)
Some of Stewart’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4558: Grand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act
- H.R. 4484: Victims’ Voice and Transparency Act
- H.R. 4257: Advancing Conservation and Education Act
- H.R. 3543: Sage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2017
- H.R. 3448: Classified Information Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 2771: Outdoor Recreation Enhancement Act
- H.R. 2423: Washington County, Utah, Public Lands Management Implementation Act
|Stewart’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 2040: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 348/77.
After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a federal commission was created to fact-find as much information as possible about the planning, funding, and carrying-out of the attacks. The final report ran more than 500 pages, but much intrigue has centered around 28 pages redacted ...
H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Passed 359/65.
H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a major bipartisan transportation bill that would authorize funding ...
S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
Dec 2, 2015. Passed 359/64.
The Every Child Achieves Act is a bipartisan educational policy reform bill that would expand state responsibility over schools, provide grants to charter schools, and reduce the federal test-based accountability system of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The bill was referred to the ...
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
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 the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
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 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
From Jan 2013 to Dec 2017, Stewart missed 82 of 3,213 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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