Our unique analysis of the bills Carter 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). Carter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Carter for more statistics.
John Carter sits on the following committees:
Carter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Carter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5734: Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016
- H.R. 5634: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2017
- H.R. 4584: POLICE Act of 2016
- H.Res. 621: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the future of the ...
- H.R. 4537: READI Act
- H.R. 3128: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2016
- H.R. 1149: Protection of Children Act of 2015
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|Carter’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 1314: Trade Act of 2015
Oct 28, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Carter missed 472 of 10,039 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 119 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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