Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr

Representative from Kentucky’s 6th District, Republican

Barr, a Republican, has been the representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Barr for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Garland “Andy” Barr sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barr sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (48%) Taxation (24%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Barr missed 14 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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