Lamb is the representative for Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Lamb is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district as a Democrat from 2018 to 2018.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Lamb.
Lamb 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 Lamb has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Oct 26, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Conor Lamb sits on the following committees:
Lamb was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3207 (116th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Mill Street in Hookstown, Pennsylvania, as the “Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 2359 (116th): Whole Veteran Act
- H.R. 8426 (116th): Protecting Apprenticeship Training for Veterans Act
- H.R. 8147 (116th): TREAT Act
- H.R. 8149 (116th): VA Precision Medicine Act
- H.R. 2385 (116th): To permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program.
- H.R. 1826 (116th): Veterans Valuing Our Widows and Widowers Act
Does 7 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Lamb sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (36%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Taxation (13%) Energy (11%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Environmental Protection (7%) Government Operations and Politics (4%) Education (4%)
Some of Lamb’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5698: To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Agency to establish a program to …
- H.R. 5523: Pay Down, Upskill Act of 2021
- H.R. 5382: POWER Act
- H.R. 5368: Investing in Energy Regions Act
- H.R. 5369: American Jobs in Energy Manufacturing Act of 2021
- H.R. 5367: Advancing Energy Manufacturing in Coal Communities Act
- H.R. 5254: SEED Act
From Apr 2018 to Oct 2021, Lamb missed 11 of 1,653 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. 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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