Rep. John Carney

Representative from Delaware’s At-Large District, Democrat

Carney, a Democrat, has been the representative for Delaware's at-large district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Carney 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). Carney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Carney for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Carney sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Carney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (46%) Education (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Taxation (7%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Commerce (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Carney’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 1270: Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2015
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
Yea H.R. 1675: Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015
Feb 3, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1737: Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act
Nov 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
May 19, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Carney missed 119 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 71 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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