Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
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Representative from Nebraska’s 1st District, Republican
Fortenberry, a Republican, has been the representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).
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)
Jeff Fortenberry sits on the following committees:
Fortenberry sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (20%) Taxation (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Health (12%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Commerce (5%) Energy (5%)
Some of Fortenberry’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Feb 2016, Fortenberry missed 246 of 8,321 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is on par with 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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