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Rep. Drew Ferguson IV

Representative for Georgia’s 3rd District

pronounced jroo // FER-guh-sun

Ferguson is the representative for Georgia’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2017. Ferguson is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA3]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Ferguson.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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

The chart is based on the bills Ferguson has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 100% NumbersUSA: 88% FreedomWorks: 85% NIAC Action: D Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Drew Ferguson IV sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ferguson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (44%) Education (33%) Taxation (22%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Ferguson’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
No H.R. 4760: Securing America’s Future Act of 2018
Jun 21, 2018. Failed 193/231.
This bill would make sweeping changes to laws governing legal and illegal immigration. For legal immigration, it would end the diversity program and chain migration by eliminating the visa lottery green card program and green card programs for relatives other than spouses and minor children. ...
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Aye H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Sep 2018, Ferguson missed 3 of 1,125 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.4% 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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