Rep. Edward “Scott” Rigell

Representative from Virginia’s 2nd District, Republican

Rigell, a Republican, has been the representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Rigell for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Edward “Scott” Rigell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rigell sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (25%) Health (19%) Economics and Public Finance (19%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Rigell’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5859: Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act
Sep 21, 2016. Passed.
Nay 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.
Aye 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.
No H.R. 1105: Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Rigell missed 30 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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