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Rep. Joe Neguse

Representative for Colorado’s 2nd District

pronounced joh // nuh-GOOSS


Neguse is the representative for Colorado’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Neguse is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

Voting Information

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Photo of Rep. Joe Neguse [D-CO2]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Neguse.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Neguse 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Neguse has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 27, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Joe Neguse sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Neguse was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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Does 5 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Neguse sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (29%) Taxation (17%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Education (9%) Commerce (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Health (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Neguse voted Nay

Neguse voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Neguse voted Nay

Neguse voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Neguse missed 3 of 919 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: