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Rep. Denver Riggleman

Former Representative for Virginia’s 5th District

pronounced DEN-ver // RIH-gul-min

Riggleman was the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2019 to 2020.

Photo of Rep. Denver Riggleman [R-VA5, 2019-2020]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2020 Report Card for Riggleman.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Riggleman is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2020 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Riggleman sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Dec 28, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Riggleman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (60%) Health (20%) Taxation (20%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Riggleman recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Riggleman voted Yea

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due …

Riggleman voted Yea

Riggleman voted Yea

Passed 228/164 on Dec 4, 2020.

Riggleman voted Nay

Riggleman voted Nay

Riggleman voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Dec 2020, Riggleman missed 58 of 954 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2020. 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: