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Rep. Lucy McBath

Representative for Georgia’s 6th District

pronounced LOO-see // muk-BATH

McBath is the representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. McBath is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA6]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

McBath 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 McBath has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Sep 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Lucy McBath sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

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

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Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.

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

McBath sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

McBath voted Yea

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

McBath voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Sep 2019, McBath missed 1 of 538 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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