Rep. Lou Barletta

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 11th District, Republican

Barletta, a Republican, has been the representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Barletta for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Lou Barletta sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barletta sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (26%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Commerce (12%) Emergency Management (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Taxation (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) International Affairs (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Barletta’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Nay H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
Jul 29, 2015. Passed.
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.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Not Voting H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 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 2011 to Sep 2016, Barletta missed 131 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 59 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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