Rep. John Delaney

Representative from Maryland’s 6th District, Democrat

Delaney, a Democrat, has been the representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Delaney for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Delaney sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Delaney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (23%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Taxation (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Government Operations and Politics (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. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Aye H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Jun 11, 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.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Delaney missed 97 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% 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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