Rep. John Rutherford

Representative from Florida’s 4th District, Republican

Rutherford, a Republican, is the representative for Florida's 4th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Committee Membership

John Rutherford sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Rutherford’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 1301: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
Mar 8, 2017. Passed 371/48.
H.R. 1301 reflects the final, bicameral agreement on fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending. If enacted, H.R. 1301 would result in discretionary budget authority of $577.9 billion. The agreement includes savings of $1.155 billion from lower-than-expected fuel costs, $157 million due to favorable economic ...
Yea H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
Not Voting S. 84: A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty ...
Jan 13, 2017. Passed 268/151.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, appointed on President Trump's first day in office, was a four-star Marine general. Mattis’s recent service upends the traditional separation where the Defense Secretary — the official in charge of the Pentagon and most of the American military — is ...
Not Voting H.R. 39: TALENT Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2017. Passed 386/17.
The last bill President Obama signed was H.R. 39, the Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act, or the TALENT Act. It is now Public Law 115–1. ##### What the law does President Obama launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program in 2012, to recruit ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Apr 2017, Rutherford missed 26 of 221 roll call votes, which is 11.8%. This is much 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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