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Rep. Cynthia Lummis

Former Representative for Wyoming’s At-Large District

Lummis was the representative for Wyoming’s at-large district and was a Republican. She served from 2009 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. Cynthia Lummis [R-WY0, 2009-2016]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Lummis.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Lummis is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 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 Lummis sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Lummis was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lummis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (37%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Energy (11%) Law (11%) Environmental Protection (7%) Commerce (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Lummis voted Nay

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

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 ...

Lummis voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

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 ...

Lummis voted No

Lummis voted No

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2016, Lummis missed 143 of 5,790 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: