Rep. Elijah Cummings

Representative from Maryland’s 7th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1996-2016 Representative Maryland's 7th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Elijah Cummings sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Apr 1996 to Mar 2015, Cummings missed 350 of 12,640 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% 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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