Our unique analysis of the bills Sanford 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). Sanford is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Sanford for more statistics.
Marshall “Mark” Sanford sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on the Budget
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Sanford sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Sanford’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6192: Responsible Law Enforcement Acquisition Act of 2016
- H.R. 6098: TRUTH in Government Act of 2016
- H.R. 6000: MEAD Act
- H.R. 5637: One Percent Spending Reduction Act of 2016
- H.R. 4893: Risk Management and Homeowner Stability Act of 2016
- H.R. 4637: Puerto Rico Minimum Wage Improvement Act
- H.R. 4458: To correct the boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System ...
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|Sanford’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Jun 11, 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.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 1995 to Dec 2016, Sanford missed 118 of 6,109 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 22 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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