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: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under ...
- 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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From Nov 2012 to Sep 2016, Payne missed 288 of 2,535 roll call votes, which is 11.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% 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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