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Rep. Mike Gallagher

Representative from Wisconsin’s 8th District, Republican

Gallagher, a Republican, is the representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gallagher 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). Gallagher is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Mike Gallagher sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Gallagher 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 about one third or more 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

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Gallagher’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 601: Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act
Sep 8, 2017. Passed 316/90.
H.R. 601 amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide additional congressional direction and scrutiny over U.S. assistance in developing countries for the promotion of quality basic education. Specifically, the bill updates the legislative authority for U.S. international basic education efforts to ensure that ...
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Nay H.R. 244: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
May 3, 2017. Passed 309/118.
This vote was on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, which would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2017, that is, through the end of September 2017. Prior to this vote, this bill, H.R. 244, was the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Sep 2017, Gallagher missed 5 of 529 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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