Rep. Morgan Griffith

Representative from Virginia’s 9th District, Republican

Griffith, a Republican, has been the representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Griffith for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Morgan Griffith sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Griffith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (58%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Environmental Protection (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Energy (6%) Labor and Employment (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Griffith’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Yea H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Yea H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Griffith missed 48 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 15 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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