Rep. Lacy Clay Jr.

Representative from Missouri’s 1st District, Democrat

Clay, a Democrat, has been the representative for Missouri's 1st congressional district since Jan 3, 2001 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Lacy Clay Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Clay sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (55%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Health (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to May 2016, Clay missed 709 of 10,743 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% 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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