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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Wilson for more statistics.
Joe Wilson sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
House Committee on Education and the Workforce
- Member, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Wilson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Wilson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6123: To congressionally designate the museum to preserve the stories, knowledge, and history of ...
- H.R. 6068: To prohibit funding for the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization ...
- H.Res. 806: Expressing condolences for the killing of the British Member of Parliament (MP) Jo ...
- H.R. 4022: National Labor Relations Board Reform Act
- H.R. 3994: SPY Car Study Act of 2015
- H.Con.Res. 78: Expressing the sense of Congress that the President in consultation with the Department ...
- H.R. 2708: To direct the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a study on cyber ...
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From Dec 2001 to Sep 2016, Wilson missed 208 of 10,528 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% 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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