Moore, a Democrat, is the representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 4, 2005. Moore is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Moore.
Moore 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Moore has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Gwen Moore sits on the following committees:
Moore was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1317 (114th): To amend the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to specify how clearing requirements apply to certain affiliate transactions, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4116 (111th): FVPSA Reauthorization Act of 2009
- H.R. 1877 (111th): Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009
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 about one third or more 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).
Moore sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Moore’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4412: To amend the Military Selective Service Act to provide that a registrant for ...
- H.R. 4193: To deauthorize a portion of the project for navigation, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- H.R. 4192: Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2017
- H.R. 3060: Preventing Tragedies Between Police and Communities Act of 2017
- H.R. 2403: Keeping Capital Local for Underserved Communities Act of 2017
- H.R. 2139: To amend the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 and title 49, ...
- H.R. 1477: No Taxpayer Funding for the Wall Act
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S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed 263/146.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 2218 (112th): Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act
Sep 13, 2011. Passed 365/54.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.R. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
From Jan 2005 to Nov 2017, Moore missed 496 of 9,517 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 42 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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