Rep. David Price

Representative from North Carolina’s 4th District, Democrat

Price, a Democrat, has been the representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district since Jan 7, 1997 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district (1987-1994).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Price for more statistics.

Committee Membership

David Price sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Price sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (32%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Education (19%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Sep 2016, Price missed 264 of 17,344 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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