Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers

Representative from Kentucky’s 5th District, Republican

Rogers, a Republican, has been the representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district since Jan 5, 1981 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Rogers for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Harold “Hal” Rogers sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rogers sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (61%) Emergency Management (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Health (11%) Education (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Sep 2016, Rogers missed 465 of 21,277 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: