Our unique analysis of the bills Carney sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carney was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1209 (111th): Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Act of 2009
- H.R. 3480 (110th): Let Our Veterans Rest in Peace Act of 2008
- H.R. 2765 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 44 North Main Street in Hughesville, Pennsylvania, as the “Master Sergeant Sean Michael Thomas Post ...
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Carney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Emergency Management (16%) Taxation (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Families (5%) Law (5%)
Some of Carney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6319 (111th): To waive the annuity buyback requirement under the Federal Employees Retirement Service ...
- H.R. 5573 (111th): Homeland Security Grant Review Act
- H.R. 5528 (111th): To enhance the integrity of the United States against the threat of ...
- H.R. 5491 (111th): Caregiver Tax Relief Act of 2010
- H.Con.Res. 283 (111th): Honoring the 28th Infantry Division for serving and protecting the United States.
- H.R. 5385 (111th): Student Veteran Counseling Improvement Act
- H.Res. 1394 (111th): Recognizing and honoring the employees of the Department of Homeland Security who ...
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From Jan 2007 to Dec 2010, Carney missed 214 of 3,531 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 73 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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