Rep. Jeff Fortenberry

Representative from Nebraska’s 1st District


Elected Positions

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

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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

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Apr 2015, Fortenberry missed 237 of 7,728 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity

Legislation Coming Up

H.R. 984: To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.

This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. See the week ahead.

Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 25, 2015.

Apr 23, 2015 1:54 p.m.