Rep. John Lewis

Representative from Georgia’s 5th District

Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1987-2016 Representative Georgia's 5th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

John Lewis sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Mar 2015, Lewis missed 1,196 of 17,515 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% 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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