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Representative from Rhode Island’s 1st District, Democrat
Cicilline, a Democrat, has been the representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Cicilline 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). Cicilline is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
David Cicilline sits on the following committees:
Cicilline sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (21%) Taxation (17%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) International Affairs (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) Health (7%)
Some of Cicilline’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Cicilline missed 73 of 3,575 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 17 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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