Rep. John Yarmuth

Representative from Kentucky’s 3rd District, Democrat

Yarmuth, a Democrat, has been the representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Yarmuth for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Yarmuth sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Yarmuth sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (28%) International Affairs (22%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Health (17%) Social Welfare (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Sep 2016, Yarmuth missed 295 of 7,618 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 70 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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