Our unique analysis of the bills Thompson 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). Thompson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Thompson for more statistics.
Glenn Thompson sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Agriculture
House Committee on Education and the Workforce
- Member, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
- Member, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
- House Committee on Natural Resources
Thompson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (28%) Health (24%) Agriculture and Food (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Social Welfare (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)
Some of Thompson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 144: Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the American Tree Farm System.
- H.R. 5587: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
- H.R. 3881: Cooperative Management of Mineral Rights Act of 2015
- H.Res. 349: Supporting the goals and ideals of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
- H.Con.Res. 56: Expressing the sense of Congress that all trade agreements the United States enters ...
- H.R. 2407: School Milk Nutrition Act of 2015
- H.R. 2394: National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015
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From Jan 2009 to Jul 2016, Thompson missed 53 of 5,646 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 24 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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