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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.

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Analysis

Read our 2017 Report Card for Cheney.

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 (67%) Energy (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Cheney’s Vote Vote Description
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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Jun 2018, Cheney missed 19 of 998 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. 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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