Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Himes [D-CT4]: Nay
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Representative from Connecticut’s 4th District, Democrat
Himes, a Democrat, has been the representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Himes 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). Himes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
James Himes sits on the following committees:
Himes sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (31%) Education (22%) Health (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Taxation (6%)
Some of Himes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Himes missed 81 of 5,231 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 25 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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