Vote — Feb 9, 2016 6:50 p.m.
Rep. Harper [R-MS3]: Yea
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Representative from Mississippi’s 3rd District, Republican
Harper, a Republican, has been the representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Harper 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). Harper is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gregg Harper sits on the following committees:
Harper sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (31%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Education (14%) Labor and Employment (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%) Water Resources Development (7%)
Some of Harper’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Harper missed 72 of 5,231 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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