Our unique analysis of the bills Sullivan sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sullivan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Sullivan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Health (20%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Energy (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%)
Some of Sullivan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6550 (112th): To establish an advisory committee on national security telecommunications.
- H.R. 6552 (112th): To continue an advisory committee considering the optimal security, reliability, and interoperability ...
- H.R. 6551 (112th): To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure that security is ...
- H.R. 6553 (112th): To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to add an additional purpose ...
- H.R. 5911 (112th): Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2012
- H.R. 4825 (112th): Congressional Accountability in Budgeting and Spending Act
- H.R. 4033 (112th): Giving Local Communities a Voice in Tribal Gaming Act
View All » (including bills from previous years)
From Feb 2002 to Jan 2013, Sullivan missed 731 of 8,015 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: