Our unique analysis of the bills Pocan has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Pocan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Pocan for more statistics.
Mark Pocan sits on the following committees:
Pocan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (26%) Education (22%) Health (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Agriculture and Food (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)
Some of Pocan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5756: Degrees Not Debt Act
- H.R. 5635: LEARNS Act
- H.R. 5617: Underwater Student Borrowers Act
- H.R. 5014: Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act of 2016
- H.R. 3935: Putting America First Corporate Tax Act
- H.R. 3934: Corporate Fair Share Tax Act
- H.R. 3817: Improving School Nutrition Training Act
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From Jan 2013 to Jul 2016, Pocan missed 38 of 2,385 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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