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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).
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)
Morgan Griffith sits on the following committees:
Griffith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (46%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Energy (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Labor and Employment (6%)
Some of Griffith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Griffith missed 43 of 3,595 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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