Rep. David Cicilline

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).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

David Cicilline sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cicilline sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (23%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Taxation (16%) International Affairs (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Commerce (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to May 2016, Cicilline missed 83 of 3,776 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% 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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Primary Sources

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