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Rep. John Delaney

Representative from Maryland’s 6th District, Democrat

Delaney, a Democrat, is the representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Delaney.

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

John Delaney sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Delaney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (18%) Taxation (15%) Finance and Financial Sector (15%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Social Welfare (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Delaney’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
Yea H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Yea H.R. 4 (113th): Jobs for America Act
Sep 18, 2014. Passed 253/163.
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Aye H.R. 2374 (113th): Retail Investor Protection Act
Oct 29, 2013. Passed 254/166.
Aye H.R. 1613 (113th): Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act
Jun 27, 2013. Passed 256/171.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Jul 2017, Delaney missed 106 of 2,967 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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