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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).
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)
Kurt Schrader sits on the following committees:
Schrader sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Native Americans (27%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Health (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Taxation (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)
Some of Schrader’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Schrader missed 212 of 5,246 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% 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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