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).



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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Kaptur for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Marcy Kaptur sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kaptur sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) International Affairs (21%) Agriculture and Food (15%) Housing and Community Development (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Environmental Protection (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Sep 2016, Kaptur missed 1,125 of 20,467 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% 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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