Rep. Collin Peterson [D]

Representative from Minnesota’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1991-2016 Representative Minnesota's 7th District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Peterson has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Peterson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Collin Peterson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Peterson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (50%) Agriculture and Food (25%) Government Operations and Politics (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1991 to Nov 2015, Peterson missed 293 of 16,209 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. 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.

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Primary Sources

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