Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Westmoreland [R-GA3]: Not Voting
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Representative from Georgia’s 3rd District, Republican
Westmoreland, a Republican, has been the representative for Georgia's 3rd congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).
He was previously the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district (2005-2006).
Our unique analysis of the bills Westmoreland 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). Westmoreland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Lynn Westmoreland sits on the following committees:
Westmoreland sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Westmoreland’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Feb 2016, Westmoreland missed 483 of 8,321 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 194 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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