Rep. David Reichert

Representative from Washington’s 8th District, Republican

Reichert, a Republican, has been the representative for Washington's 8th congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Reichert for more statistics.

Committee Membership

David Reichert sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Reichert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (39%) Health (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Social Welfare (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Reichert’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 4775: Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
Jun 8, 2016. Passed.
No H.R. 4901: Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act
Apr 29, 2016. Passed.
No H.R. 1644: STREAM Act
Jan 12, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 10: Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act
Oct 21, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2016, Reichert missed 260 of 8,880 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 60 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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