Rep. David Scott

Representative from Georgia’s 13th District, Democrat

Scott, a Democrat, has been the representative for Georgia's 13th congressional district since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Scott for more statistics.

Committee Membership

David Scott sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Scott sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (50%) Agriculture and Food (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Scott’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5351: To prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Sep 15, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 3461: To approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the ...
Sep 11, 2015. Failed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 1190: Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2015
Jun 23, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 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 2003 to Dec 2016, Scott missed 260 of 10,079 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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