Our unique analysis of the bills Cleaver 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). Cleaver is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Cleaver for more statistics.
Emanuel Cleaver II sits on the following committees:
Cleaver sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cleaver’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 696: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding jazz heritage in the ...
- H.R. 2301: To designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as the “Harry S. Truman Union ...
- H.R. 5888 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
- H.R. 5865 (113th): CAM Act of 2014
- H.R. 5144 (113th): EASY Voting Act
- H.R. 4638 (113th): To designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as the “Harry S. Truman ...
- H.R. 4489 (113th): World War I Memorial Act of 2014
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S. 1356: A bill to clarify that certain provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 will ...
Nov 5, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
May 19, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2005 to Sep 2016, Cleaver missed 471 of 8,832 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 95 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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