Rep. James “Jim” Langevin

Representative from Rhode Island’s 2nd District, Democrat

Langevin, a Democrat, has been the representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district since Jan 3, 2001 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Langevin for more statistics.

Committee Membership

James “Jim” Langevin sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Langevin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Health (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Education (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Families (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to Sep 2016, Langevin missed 178 of 11,031 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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