Rep. David Wu

Former Representative from Oregon’s 1st District, Democrat

Wu, a Democrat, was the representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district from 1999 to 2011.



Our unique analysis of the bills Wu sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wu is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wu sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (21%) Science, Technology, Communications (16%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Social Welfare (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Labor and Employment (10%) Emergency Management (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Aug 2011, Wu missed 178 of 8,866 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 2011. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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