Rep. John Lewis

Georgia - District 5

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1987-2015 Representative,
Georgia's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Lewis is a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Lewis’s bills have had a total of 685 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

John Lewis sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Apr 2014, Lewis missed 1,133 of 17,013 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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