Rep. James Himes

Connecticut - District 4

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2009-2015 Representative,
Connecticut's 4th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Himes is a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Himes’s bills have had a total of 14 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

James Himes sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Apr 2014, Himes missed 75 of 4,079 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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