Rep. Gerald Connolly

Representative from Virginia’s 11th District, Democrat

Connolly, a Democrat, has been the representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Connolly for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Gerald Connolly sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Connolly sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (56%) Taxation (13%) International Affairs (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Health (6%) Law (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Connolly’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5424: Investment Advisers Modernization Act of 2016
Sep 9, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
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.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Jun 11, 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.
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 2009 to Sep 2016, Connolly missed 48 of 5,742 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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