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Rep. Liz Cheney

Representative for Wyoming’s At-Large District

pronounced liz // CHAY-nee

Cheney is the representative for Wyoming’s at-large district and is a Republican. She has served since Jan 3, 2017. Cheney is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY0]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Cheney.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Cheney is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Cheney has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 91% FreedomWorks: 80% NumbersUSA: 75% NIAC Action: D Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Liz Cheney sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Cheney was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cheney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (50%) Energy (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Cheney’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 1182: The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
Jul 25, 2018. Passed 366/52.
The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This amendment does not include any reforms to the program; it is only a short-term extension. The NFIP was originally set ...
Yea H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Nay H.Res. 599: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes.
Nov 13, 2017. Passed 366/30.
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 ...
Nay H.R. 244: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
May 3, 2017. Passed 309/118.
This vote was on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, which would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2017, that is, through the end of September 2017. Prior to this vote, this bill, H.R. 244, was the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Jul 2018, Cheney missed 34 of 1,089 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% 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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