Rep. David Schweikert

Representative from Arizona’s 6th District, Republican

Schweikert, a Republican, has been the representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district (2011-2012).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Schweikert for more statistics.

Committee Membership

David Schweikert sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schweikert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (30%) International Affairs (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Taxation (8%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Immigration (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Schweikert’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
No 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.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Jun 11, 2015. Passed.
Nay 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.
Nay H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Schweikert missed 56 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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