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Rep. Cori Bush

Representative for Missouri’s 1st District

pronounced KOR-ee // buush

Bush is the representative for Missouri’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2021. Bush is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Cori Bush [D-MO1]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bush 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 Bush has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 24, 2022. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Cori Bush sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bush sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (33%) Health (22%) Housing and Community Development (22%) Energy (22%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Bush recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to Jun 2022, Bush missed 6 of 748 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. 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: