Rep. Joe Wilson

South Carolina - District 2

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2001-2015 Representative,
South Carolina's 2nd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Wilson is a far-right Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Wilson’s bills have had a total of 428 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Joe Wilson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Dec 2001 to Apr 2014, Wilson missed 155 of 8,883 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. 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.

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Primary Sources

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