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Rep. Dan Bishop

Representative for North Carolina’s 9th District

pronounced dan // BISH-up

Bishop is the representative for North Carolina’s 9th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Sep 17, 2019. Bishop is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

Voting Information

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Bishop.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bishop 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 Bishop has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 16, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Dan Bishop sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bishop sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (60%) Health (40%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Bishop voted Nay

Passed 363/40 on Mar 14, 2020.

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Bishop voted Nay

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Bishop voted Nay

Bishop voted Nay

Passed 392/22 on Jan 28, 2020.

Bishop voted Nay

Bishop voted No

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Bishop voted Nay

Passed 410/13 on Dec 5, 2019.

Missed Votes

From Sep 2019 to Oct 2020, Bishop missed 35 of 388 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% 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: