Rep. Donald Beyer

Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, Democrat

Beyer, a Democrat, has been the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Beyer for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Donald Beyer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Beyer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (40%) Commerce (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (20%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Beyer missed 52 of 1,277 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse 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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