Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford

Representative from Arkansas’s 1st District, Republican

Crawford, a Republican, has been the representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Crawford for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Eric “Rick” Crawford sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crawford sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Environmental Protection (19%) Taxation (16%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Water Resources Development (9%) Animals (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Immigration (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Crawford’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay S.Con.Res. 11: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 ...
Apr 30, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels ...
Mar 25, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Crawford missed 156 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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