Rep. Ed Perlmutter

Representative from Colorado’s 7th District, Democrat

Perlmutter, a Democrat, has been the representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Perlmutter for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Ed Perlmutter sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Perlmutter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Housing and Community Development (36%) Finance and Financial Sector (27%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) International Affairs (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Jul 2016, Perlmutter missed 272 of 7,522 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 55 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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