Reschenthaler is the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Reschenthaler is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Reschenthaler is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Reschenthaler has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 25, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
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Reschenthaler was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Reschenthaler sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Reschenthaler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1268 (116th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States ...
- H.R. 8407 (116th): Protecting National Security in Financial Investments Act
- H.R. 8346 (116th): Academic Research Protection Act
- H.R. 7805 (116th): Stop Predatory Organ Trafficking Act of 2020
- H.R. 7372 (116th): Improving College Affordability for our Guard and Reserve Act
- H.R. 7224 (116th): End Chinese Communist Citizenship Act
- H.Res. 979 (116th): Commending the efforts and honoring the work of the men and women ...
From Jan 2019 to Jan 2021, Reschenthaler missed 52 of 972 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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