Our unique analysis of the bills Blackburn has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Blackburn is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Blackburn for more statistics.
Marsha Blackburn sits on the following committees:
Blackburn sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (38%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Immigration (10%) Commerce (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Housing and Community Development (6%)
Some of Blackburn’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6135: To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church ...
- H.R. 5589: Plan Verification and Fairness Act of 2016
- H.R. 5230: Anti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2016
- H.R. 5104: BOTS Act
- H.R. 4666: Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act
- H.R. 4218: To suspend the admission to the United States of refugees, and for other ...
- H.R. 4090: Health Care Choices for Seniors Act
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|Blackburn’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 764: A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
Jul 14, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2997: Private Investment in Housing Act of 2015
Jul 14, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Blackburn missed 230 of 10,053 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 19 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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