Rep. Luis Gutiérrez

Representative from Illinois’s 4th District, Democrat

Gutiérrez, a Democrat, has been the representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district since Jan 5, 1993 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Gutiérrez for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Luis Gutiérrez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gutiérrez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Gutiérrez’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 5278: PROMESA
Jun 9, 2016. Passed.
No H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 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 1993 to Dec 2016, Gutiérrez missed 1,986 of 15,935 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 436 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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