Rep. Marcy Kaptur

Representative from Ohio’s 9th District, Democrat

Kaptur, a Democrat, has been the representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district since Jan 3, 1983 (next election in 2016) (map).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kaptur has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Kaptur is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Marcy Kaptur sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kaptur sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Housing and Community Development (20%) International Affairs (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Labor and Employment (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Environmental Protection (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Apr 2016, Kaptur missed 1,111 of 20,088 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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