Our unique analysis of the bills Simpson 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). Simpson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Simpson for more statistics.
Michael “Mike” Simpson sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
- Vice Chairman, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Simpson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Simpson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5055: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
- H.R. 4151: To amend chapter 2003 of title 54, United States Code, to fund the ...
- H.Res. 416: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives recognizing community water fluoridation as ...
- H.R. 2816: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land in Blaine ...
- H.R. 2312: To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of ...
- H.R. 2028: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
- H.R. 1719: Geothermal Production Expansion Act of 2015
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Simpson’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 4901: Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act
Apr 29, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 10: Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act
Oct 21, 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. 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 1999 to Dec 2016, Simpson missed 355 of 12,297 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 24 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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