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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Tsongas for more statistics.
Niki Tsongas sits on the following committees:
Tsongas sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Labor and Employment (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Taxation (10%) Environmental Protection (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%)
Some of Tsongas’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5371: Lowell National Historical Park Creative Partnerships Act
- H.R. 4935: Stepping up for American Workers and Troops Act
- H.R. 3916: No Taxpayer Money for Corporate Campaigns Act of 2015
- H.R. 3707: Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2015
- H.R. 2885: Senior and Retired Volunteers Act of 2015
- H.R. 632: U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society Recognition Act of 2015
- H.R. 4693 (113th): U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society Recognition Act of 2014
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|Tsongas’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 1694: Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
H.Res. 162: Calling on the President to provide Ukraine with military assistance to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Mar 23, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Oct 2007 to Dec 2016, Tsongas missed 241 of 6,663 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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