Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Representative from Utah’s 3rd District, Republican

Chaffetz, a Republican, has been the representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Jason Chaffetz sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Chaffetz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Crime and Law Enforcement (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) International Affairs (9%) Taxation (9%) Immigration (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Jun 2016, Chaffetz missed 198 of 5,510 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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