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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)
John Carter sits on the following committees:
Carter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (29%) Environmental Protection (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Emergency Management (13%) Taxation (10%) Health (10%) International Affairs (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)
Some of Carter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- 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
- H.Res. 759 (113th): Recognizing Survivors Victory Day to celebrate and honor the victims and survivors ...
- H.R. 5143 (113th): Protection of Children Act of 2014
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From Jan 2003 to Apr 2016, Carter missed 455 of 9,644 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.
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