Our unique analysis of the bills Cartwright 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). Cartwright is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Cartwright for more statistics.
Matthew Cartwright sits on the following committees:
Cartwright sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (19%) Education (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Environmental Protection (9%) Energy (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of Cartwright’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6485: To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to develop and test an ...
- H.R. 6424: NIST Plumbing Research Act of 2016
- H.R. 6338: OPEN Act
- H.R. 6212: SCORE Act of 2016
- H.R. 6136: USA Retirement Funds Act
- H.R. 6035: Community Integration Act of 2016
- H.R. 5959: BRAVE Act
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|Cartwright’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 1735: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Oct 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.Con.Res. 55: Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces ...
Jun 17, 2015. Failed.
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 2013 to Dec 2016, Cartwright missed 38 of 2,529 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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