Rep. Jack Metcalf

Former Representative from Washington’s 2nd District, Republican

Metcalf, a Republican, was the representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district from 1995 to 2000.



Our unique analysis of the bills Metcalf sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Metcalf is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Metcalf was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Metcalf sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Law (18%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Commerce (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2000, Metcalf missed 127 of 3,741 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is on par with the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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