Rep. John Fleming

Representative from Louisiana’s 4th District, Republican

Fleming, a Republican, has been the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Fleming for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Fleming sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fleming sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Taxation (16%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Environmental Protection (13%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Animals (6%) Immigration (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Sep 2016, Fleming missed 47 of 5,724 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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