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Rep. Marie Newman

Representative for Illinois’s 3rd District

pronounced ma-REE // NEW-man

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
Photo of Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL3]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

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.

Committee Membership

Marie Newman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Newman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Health (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Taxation (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Education (12%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Newman recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Newman voted Nay

Passed 396/27 on Jun 14, 2022.

Perhaps two Supreme Court justices already picked up fighting tips when Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer once played the violent video game *Postal 2*. # …

Newman voted Not Voting

Passed 361/69 on Mar 9, 2022.

Newman voted Yea

Passed 364/60 on Dec 8, 2021.

Newman voted Nay

Passed 387/35 on Nov 3, 2021.

Newman voted Yea

Passed 379/51 on Oct 19, 2021.

Newman voted Nay

Missed Votes

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.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: