Rep. Martha Roby

Representative from Alabama’s 2nd District, Republican

Roby, a Republican, has been the representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Roby 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). Roby is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Martha Roby sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Roby sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (29%) Agriculture and Food (14%) Labor and Employment (14%) Health (14%) Education (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to May 2016, Roby missed 56 of 3,751 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 18 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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