Rep. Kurt Schrader

Representative from Oregon’s 5th District, Democrat

Schrader, a Democrat, has been the representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Kurt Schrader sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schrader sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (25%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Health (11%) Taxation (11%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to May 2016, Schrader missed 214 of 5,398 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 30 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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