Read our 2016 Report Card for Ellison.
Our unique analysis of the bills Ellison 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). Ellison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Keith Ellison sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Financial Services
- Member, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
- Member, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Ellison was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Ellison sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (31%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Taxation (12%) Immigration (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) International Affairs (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%)
Some of Ellison’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 585: To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit mandatory pre-dispute arbitration ...
- H.R. 517: To amend the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to prohibit certain ...
- H.R. 515: To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to provide grants and ...
- H.R. 516: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the mortgage interest ...
- H.R. 470: To establish minimum standards of fair conduct in franchise sales and franchise business ...
- H.R. 471: To establish minimum standards of disclosure by franchises whose franchisees use loans guaranteed ...
- H.R. 435: The Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2017
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H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.R. 5771 (113th): Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
Dec 3, 2014. Passed 378/46.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.R. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
H.R. 2965 (111th): Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Jul 8, 2009. Passed 386/41.
The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 (H.R. 2965, S. 4023) is a landmark United States federal statute enacted in December 2010 that established a process for ending the Don't ask, don't tell (DADT) policy (10 U.S.C. § 654), thus allowing gays, lesbians, ...
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
From Jan 2007 to Jan 2017, Ellison missed 451 of 7,727 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 207 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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