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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Ellison for more statistics.
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 sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (30%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Taxation (10%) Housing and Community Development (9%) International Affairs (7%) Immigration (7%) Labor and Employment (7%)
Some of Ellison’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6048: HBCU Investment Expansion Act
- H.R. 5965: Campus Gun Policy Transparency Act
- H.Res. 677: Congratulating the University of Minnesota Women’s Ice Hockey Team on winning the 2016 ...
- H.Res. 657: Honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Martin Olav Sabo as an ...
- H.R. 4694: Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act of 2016
- H.R. 4172: Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2015
- H.R. 4055: Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2015
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From Jan 2007 to Sep 2016, Ellison missed 443 of 7,618 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% 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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