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Rep. Mick Mulvaney

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 5th District

Mulvaney was the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2011 to 2017.

Photo of Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R-SC5, 2011-2017]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Mulvaney is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 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 Mulvaney sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Mulvaney 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

Mulvaney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (58%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Mulvaney 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. ...

Mulvaney voted Nay

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 ...

Mulvaney 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 ...

Mulvaney voted No

Mulvaney voted Nay

Mulvaney voted Nay

Mulvaney voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Feb 2017, Mulvaney missed 201 of 4,232 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2017. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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