Rep. Elizabeth Esty

Representative from Connecticut’s 5th District, Democrat

Esty, a Democrat, has been the representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Esty has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Esty is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Esty for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Elizabeth Esty sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Esty sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Commerce (21%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Education (14%) Taxation (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Esty missed 29 of 2,463 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 14 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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