Newman is the representative for Illinois’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2021. Newman is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
In 2021, Rep. Newman was accused of promising a staff position to a potential opponent if he agreed not to run against her in the 2020 primary. In January of 2022, the House Committee on Ethics published the Office of Congressional Ethics Report and Findings and the member's response.
|Oct. 25, 2021||Office of Congressional Ethics recommended further review by the House Committee on Ethics|
|Dec. 9, 2021||House Committee on Ethics extended its review of the matter|
|Jan. 24, 2022||House Committee on Ethics published the Office of Congressional Ethics Report and Findings and the member's response|
Newman 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Newman has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 28, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Marie Newman sits on the following committees:
Newman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Newman recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 7921: Trauma Informed Practices for Workforce Development Act
- H.R. 7219: GROW SISPS Act
- H.R. 7167: Matt Haller EtO Awareness Act
- H.R. 6849: Supporting All Veteran Families Act
- H.Res. 814: Supporting the goals and principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance of memorializing the …
- H.R. 5879: Hubzone Price Evaluation Preference Clarification Act of 2021
- H.R. 5531: Supporting Older Workers Act
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2021 to Jun 2022, Newman missed 5 of 748 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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