Read our 2013 Report Card for Cantor.
Our unique analysis of the bills Cantor sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cantor is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Cantor was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 6634 (112th): To change the effective date for the Internet publication of certain financial disclosure forms.
- H.R. 4133 (112th): United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
- H.R. 3080 (112th): United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
- H.R. 3079 (112th): United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
- H.R. 3078 (112th): United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
- H.R. 258 (108th): American 5-Cent Coin Design Continuity Act of 2003
- H.R. 1748 (107th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 805 Glen Burnie Road in Richmond, Virginia, as the “Tom Bliley Post Office Building”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Cantor sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cantor’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 75 (113th): Providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from ...
- H.Res. 141 (113th): Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of ...
- H.Res. 3 (113th): Authorizing the Speaker to appoint a committee to notify the President of ...
- H.Res. 2 (113th): To inform the Senate that a quorum of the House has assembled ...
- H.Res. 5 (113th): Adopting rules for the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress.
- H.R. 6684 (112th): Spending Reduction Act of 2012
- H.R. 6634 (112th): To change the effective date for the Internet publication of certain financial ...
From Jan 2001 to Aug 2014, Cantor missed 422 of 9,688 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 2014. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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