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Rep. Jared Golden

Representative for Maine’s 2nd District

pronounced JAR-id // GOHL-dun

Golden is the representative for Maine’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Golden is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME2]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Golden is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Golden has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Apr 22, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Jared Golden sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Golden was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Golden’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
Apr 4, 2019. Passed 263/158.
Nay H.R. 1112: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019
Feb 28, 2019. Passed 228/198.
Nay H.R. 8: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019
Feb 27, 2019. Passed 240/190.
Nay H.Res. 145: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1112) ...
Feb 26, 2019. Passed 227/194.
Aye H.R. 790: Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019
Jan 30, 2019. Passed 259/161.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Apr 2019, Golden missed 1 of 167 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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: