Rep. Earl Pomeroy

Former Representative from North Dakota's At-Large District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1993-2010 Representative,
North Dakota's At-Large District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Pomeroy was a centrist Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Pomeroy’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Pomeroy’s bills had a total of 1,364 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Pomeroy to other members of the House of Representatives in the 111th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2010, Pomeroy missed 283 of 11,825 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity

Failed Under Suspension

H.R. 5987 (111th): Seniors Protection Act of 2010

Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 254 - 153 (Roll no. 611).

Explanation: This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on December 8, 2010.

Dec 08, 2010