Rep. Doug Collins

Representative from Georgia’s 9th District, Republican

Collins, a Republican, has been the representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Collins for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Doug Collins sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Collins sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Health (14%) Taxation (11%) Immigration (7%) International Affairs (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Collins’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
Not Voting H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Collins missed 74 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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