Vote — Feb 11, 2016 4:55 p.m.
Rep. Wilson [R-SC2]: Aye
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Representative from South Carolina’s 2nd District, Republican
Wilson, a Republican, has been the representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district since Dec 18, 2001 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Wilson 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). Wilson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Joe Wilson sits on the following committees:
Wilson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Wilson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Dec 2001 to Feb 2016, Wilson missed 207 of 10,050 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. 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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