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Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham

Former Representative for New Mexico’s 1st District

pronounced mi-SHEL // LOO-hon GRI-shum

Lujan Grisham was the representative for New Mexico’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 2013 to 2018.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

In 2015 Grisham was investigated for travel funded or organized by one or more entities prohibited from providing congressional travel. The House Committee on Ethics concluded implicated House members did not intentionally accept gifts from prohibited entities.

May. 8, 2015 House Office of Congressional Ethics recommended that the Committee on Ethics further review the allegation
Jul. 31, 2015 House Committee on Ethics concluded implicated House members did not intentionally accept gifts from prohibited entities
Photo of Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham [D-NM1, 2013-2018]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Lujan Grisham.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Lujan Grisham is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2018 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Lujan Grisham sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2013 to Dec 21, 2018. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Enacted Legislation

Lujan Grisham was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lujan Grisham sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (22%) Agriculture and Food (17%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Taxation (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Lujan Grisham’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Lujan Grisham voted Yea

Passed 261/155 on Jun 20, 2018.

H.R. 5797 allows state Medicaid programs to remove the Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for Medicaid beneficiaries aged 21 to 64 with an opioid ...

Lujan Grisham voted Yea

Passed 264/143 on Mar 6, 2018.

H.R. 4607 amends the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 (EGRPRA) to require the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) and each ...

Lujan Grisham voted Yea

Lujan Grisham voted Aye

Lujan Grisham voted No

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. ...

Lujan Grisham voted Aye

Passed 247/178 on Jun 16, 2015.

The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (IAA), H.R. 2596, was passed by the House on June 16. The IAA would authorize funding for ...

Lujan Grisham voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Lujan Grisham voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Lujan Grisham voted Aye

Lujan Grisham voted Yea

Lujan Grisham voted No

Passed 325/91 on Dec 5, 2013.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2018, Lujan Grisham missed 219 of 3,739 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2018. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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