Our unique analysis of the bills Gosar 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). Gosar is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Gosar for more statistics.
Paul Gosar sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Natural Resources
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Gosar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (32%) Health (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Immigration (8%) Environmental Protection (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) International Affairs (8%)
Some of Gosar’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6344: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land in ...
- H.R. 6304: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 501 ...
- H.R. 5836: HEARD Act
- H.R. 5710: Military Amnesty Prevention Act
- H.Con.Res. 136: Expressing the sense of Congress opposing the President’s proposed Coastal Climate Resilience Program.
- H.R. 5141: Central American Amnesty Termination Act of 2016
- H.R. 5035: To reauthorize the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, and for other purposes.
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|Gosar’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5607: Enhancing Treasury’s Anti-Terror Tools Act
Jul 11, 2016. Passed.
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
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.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Gosar missed 292 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 18 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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