Rep. Joseph Pitts

Pennsylvania - District 16

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2015 Representative,
Pennsylvania's 16th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Pitts is a far-right Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Pitts’s bills have had a total of 332 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Joseph Pitts sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Apr 2014, Pitts missed 305 of 11,787 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. 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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