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Rep. Jay Inslee

Former Representative for Washington’s 1st District

Inslee was the representative for Washington’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1999 to 2012.

He was previously the representative for Washington’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1993 to 1994.

Inslee is running for President of the United States. We’re tracking the legislative records of the candidates who served in office:

Photo of Rep. Jay Inslee [D-WA1, 1999-2012]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Inslee is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013 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 Inslee sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 1, 2013. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Inslee was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were 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

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

Key Votes

Inslee voted No

Inslee voted Aye

Passed 269/161 on Aug 1, 2011.

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute enacted by the 112th ...

Inslee voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Inslee voted Nay

Passed 263/171 on Oct 3, 2008.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of economic stimulus relief during the 2008 financial crisis as well as other unrelated provisions. It was the ...

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. 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: