Rep. Elijah Cummings

Maryland - District 7

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1996-2015 Representative,
Maryland's 7th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Cummings is a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Cummings’s bills have had a total of 87 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Elijah Cummings sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Apr 1996 to Apr 2014, Cummings missed 342 of 12,110 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is worse 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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