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Rep. David Trone

Representative for Maryland’s 6th District

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Trone is the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Trone is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. David Trone [D-MD6]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Trone.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Trone is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Trone has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to May 27, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

David Trone sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Trone sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (50%) Health (30%) Crime and Law Enforcement (20%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Trone voted Yea

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Trone voted Yea

Trone voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Trone voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to May 2020, Trone missed 16 of 816 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: