Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R]

Representative from Nebraska’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2005-2016 Representative Nebraska's 1st District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Jeff Fortenberry sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fortenberry sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (19%) Taxation (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Health (12%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Agriculture and Food (5%) Energy (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Nov 2015, Fortenberry missed 245 of 8,197 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 85 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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