Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Tsongas [D-MA3]: Nay
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Representative from Massachusetts’s 3rd District, Democrat
Tsongas, a Democrat, has been the representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
She was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (2007-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Tsongas has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Tsongas is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Niki Tsongas sits on the following committees:
Tsongas sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (36%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Taxation (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Labor and Employment (8%) Social Welfare (8%)
Some of Tsongas’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Oct 2007 to Feb 2016, Tsongas missed 229 of 6,126 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 84 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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