Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield Jr. [D]

Representative from North Carolina’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2004-2016 Representative North Carolina's 1st District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

George “G.K.” Butterfield Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Butterfield sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Transportation and Public Works (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Health (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jul 2004 to Nov 2015, Butterfield missed 409 of 8,337 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% 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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