Rep. Luke Messer

Representative from Indiana’s 6th District, Republican

Messer, a Republican, has been the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Luke Messer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Messer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (32%) Taxation (26%) Economics and Public Finance (21%) Health (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to May 2016, Messer missed 28 of 2,171 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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