Rep. Mark Pocan

Representative from Wisconsin’s 2nd District, Democrat

Pocan, a Democrat, has been the representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Mark Pocan sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pocan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (25%) Education (21%) Health (13%) Labor and Employment (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Pocan missed 26 of 1,970 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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Primary Sources

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