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Rep. Marcia Fudge

Representative for Ohio’s 11th District

pronounced MAHR-shuh // FUH-j

Fudge is the representative for Ohio’s 11th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Nov 19, 2008. Fudge is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH11]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Fudge.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Fudge 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 Fudge has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 17, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Marcia Fudge sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fudge sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (47%) Health (20%) Agriculture and Food (17%) Environmental Protection (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Fudge voted No

Passed 416/7 on Mar 22, 2017.

Health care is one of the most contentious and partisan issues on Capitol Hill, but a bill intended to increase competition in the health insurance ...

Fudge voted No

Fudge voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Fudge voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Fudge voted No

Fudge voted Aye

Fudge voted Nay

Fudge voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Missed Votes

From Dec 2008 to Oct 2019, Fudge missed 288 of 7,574 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% 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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