Rep. Ernest “Ernie” Fletcher

Former Representative from Kentucky’s 6th District, Republican

Fletcher, a Republican, was the representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district from 1999 to 2003.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Fletcher 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fletcher is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fletcher sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Health (11%) Law (10%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Taxation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2003, Fletcher missed 255 of 2,887 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2003. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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