Rep. Darin LaHood

Representative from Illinois’s 18th District, Republican

LaHood, a Republican, is the representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district and has served since Sep 17, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for LaHood.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills LaHood 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). LaHood is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Darin LaHood sits on the following committees:

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

LaHood’s Vote Vote Description
Aye S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 342/85.
Yea H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed 356/47.
Yea H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed 229/158.
Nay H.R. 2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Dec 18, 2015. Passed 316/113.
This vote was on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, also known as the omnibus spending bill. The bill would fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2016 (through September 30, 2016). The government had been funded through stop-gap measures over the last ...
Aye H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed 364/58.
Nay H.R. 719: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016
Sep 30, 2015. Passed 277/151.
This was a vote to agree to the provisions to keep the government funded through December 11, 2015 that the Senate had added in a previous vote. With this vote, the House approved the Senate's changes to the bill, with the government funding provisions, sending ...

Missed Votes

From Sep 2015 to Jan 2017, LaHood missed 1 of 888 roll call votes, which is 0.1%. 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.

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Primary Sources

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