Rep. Jim McDermott

Washington - District 7

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1989-2015 Representative,
Washington's 7th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

McDermott is a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. McDermott’s bills have had a total of 107 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Jim McDermott sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Apr 2014, McDermott missed 672 of 16,084 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% 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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