Rep. Patrick Meehan

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 7th District, Republican

Meehan, a Republican, has been the representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Meehan for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Patrick Meehan sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Meehan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (29%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Taxation (15%) Emergency Management (12%) Health (7%) Education (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jul 2016, Meehan missed 31 of 3,991 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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