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Rep. Keith Rothfus

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 12th District, Republican

Rothfus, a Republican, is the representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Photo of Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Rothfus.

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

FreedomWorks: 95% Americans for Prosperity: 92% The Club for Growth: 81% American Civil Liberties Union: 11% League of Conservation Voters: 3% Human Rights Campaign: 0% NIAC Action: F Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Keith Rothfus sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rothfus sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (45%) Environmental Protection (25%) Health (20%) Economics and Public Finance (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Rothfus’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Nay H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Jun 11, 2015. Passed 217/212.
Yea 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 ...
Yea 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 ...
Yea H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
No H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay H.R. 3361 (113th): USA FREEDOM Act
May 22, 2014. Passed 303/121.
No H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
Dec 5, 2013. Passed 325/91.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Oct 2017, Rothfus missed 14 of 3,097 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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