Our unique analysis of the bills Salmon 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). Salmon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Salmon for more statistics.
Matt Salmon sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- House Committee on Education and the Workforce
Salmon sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (26%) Education (21%) Environmental Protection (11%) Immigration (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Taxation (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Labor and Employment (6%)
Some of Salmon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 176: Honoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, steady leadership, and remarkable, 70-year ...
- H.R. 6281: BANK Act of 2016
- H.R. 5891: To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from using funds to carry out the ...
- H.R. 5890: Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Initiative Act of 2016
- H.R. 5680: Increasing Local Autonomy for Shore Protection Act of 2016
- H.R. 5609: To prohibit any appropriation of funds to the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, ...
- H.R. 5567: Student Loan Interest Rate Parity Act
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Salmon’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
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.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 1995 to Dec 2016, Salmon missed 215 of 6,248 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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