Our unique analysis of the bills Polis 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). Polis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Polis for more statistics.
Jared Polis sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Education and the Workforce
- House Committee on Natural Resources
House Committee on Rules
- Member, Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process
Polis sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (47%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Immigration (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%) Labor and Employment (5%) Commerce (5%) Taxation (5%)
Some of Polis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 895: Expressing support for designation of the week of September 26, 2016, as National ...
- H.R. 5939: Giving Workers a Fair Shot Act
- H.Res. 774: Expressing support for designation of the week of June 6 through June 12, ...
- H.R. 5040: Solar EDGE Act
- H.R. 4594: Making College Affordable and Accessible Act of 2016
- H.R. 4530: EB-5 Integrity Act of 2016
- H.R. 4510: Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Polis’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2009 to Sep 2016, Polis missed 283 of 5,742 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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