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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).
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)
David Reichert sits on the following committees:
Reichert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (41%) Health (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Labor and Employment (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Law (5%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%)
Some of Reichert’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Feb 2016, Reichert missed 228 of 8,336 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% 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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