Rep. Jay Inslee

Former Representative from Washington’s 1st District, Democrat

Inslee, a Democrat, was the representative for Washington's 1st congressional district from 1999 to 2012.

He was previously the representative for Washington's 4th congressional district (1993-1994).



Our unique analysis of the bills Inslee sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Inslee is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Inslee sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (20%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Environmental Protection (14%) Commerce (10%) Law (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Mar 2012, Inslee missed 156 of 10,357 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 2012. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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