Duncan is the representative for South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 5, 2011. Duncan is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Duncan.
Duncan 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Duncan has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 16, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
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Jeff Duncan sits on the following committees:
Duncan was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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).
Duncan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Duncan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2511: Competition in Professional Baseball Act
- H.R. 2087: PELOSI Rescissions Act of 2021
- H.R. 1559: Modernize Nuclear Reactor Environmental Reviews Act
- H.R. 1409: RUSH WAS RIGHT Act of 2021
- H.R. 1119: Stopping Chinese Communist Involvement in the Power Grid Act
- H.R. 1048: To prohibit the transfer or release of individuals detained at United States Naval ...
- H.R. 1049: Expediting Federal Broadband Deployment Reviews Act
From Jan 2011 to Jun 2021, Duncan missed 191 of 6,471 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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