Rep. Marilyn Musgrave

Former Representative from Colorado’s 4th District, Republican

Musgrave, a Republican, was the representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district from 2003 to 2008.



Our unique analysis of the bills Musgrave sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Musgrave is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Musgrave was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Musgrave sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (19%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Taxation (12%) Law (11%) Families (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Water Resources Development (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Musgrave’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 7110 (110th): Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008
Sep 26, 2008. Passed 264/158.
Yea H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
Nay H.R. 6532 (110th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance.
Jul 23, 2008. Passed 387/37.
Yea H.R. 5036 (110th): Emergency Assistance for Secure Elections Act of 2008
Apr 15, 2008. Failed 239/178.
Nay H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
Yea H.R. 2284 (110th): To amend the Small Business Act to expand and improve the assistance provided by Small Business Development ...
Jun 20, 2007. Passed 351/73.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Dec 2008, Musgrave missed 139 of 4,311 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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