Rep. Matt Salmon

Representative from Arizona’s 5th District, Republican

Salmon, a Republican, has been the representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district (1995-2000).



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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Salmon for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Matt Salmon sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Salmon sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (25%) Education (21%) Environmental Protection (11%) Immigration (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Taxation (8%) Arts, Culture, Religion (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Sep 2016, Salmon missed 214 of 6,222 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% 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.

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Primary Sources

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