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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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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Schrader for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Kurt Schrader sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schrader sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (27%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Health (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Schrader’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 644: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
Jun 12, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
May 19, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.Res. 162: Calling on the President to provide Ukraine with military assistance to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Mar 23, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2016, Schrader missed 239 of 5,767 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% 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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