Our unique analysis of the bills Payne 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). Payne is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Payne for more statistics.
Donald Payne Jr. sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation Security
House Committee on Small Business
- Member, Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access
Payne sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Payne’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6275: Donald Payne Sr. Colorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2016
- H.Con.Res. 137: Supporting National Men’s Health Week.
- H.R. 5460: First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act
- H.R. 4879: TEST for Lead Act
- H.Res. 630: Supporting the designation of March 2016, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
- H.R. 4509: State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act
- H.R. 4278: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2015
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|Payne’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.Res. 876: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5461) to require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees on the ...
Sep 21, 2016. Passed.
S. 1356: A bill to clarify that certain provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 will ...
Nov 5, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Nov 2012 to Dec 2016, Payne missed 289 of 2,583 roll call votes, which is 11.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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