Read our 2019 Report Card for Cunningham.
Cunningham 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Cunningham has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Feb 25, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Joe Cunningham sits on the following committees:
Cunningham 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).
Cunningham sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cunningham’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5226: Funding Deadline Enforcement Act
- H.R. 4828: Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2019
- H.R. 4771: VA Tele-Hearing Modernization Act
- H.R. 4679: Climate-Ready Fisheries Act of 2019
- H.R. 3673: Promoting Responsible and Free Trade Act of 2019
- H.R. 3648: Defense Access Road Enhancement Act
- H.R. 3387: To create a pilot program for the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program ...
From Jan 2019 to Feb 2020, Cunningham missed 14 of 774 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% 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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