Rep. Pramila Jayapal

Representative from Washington’s 7th District, Democrat

Jayapal, a Democrat, is the representative for Washington's 7th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Pramila Jayapal sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Jayapal’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 1301: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
Mar 8, 2017. Passed 371/48.
H.R. 1301 reflects the final, bicameral agreement on fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending. If enacted, H.R. 1301 would result in discretionary budget authority of $577.9 billion. The agreement includes savings of $1.155 billion from lower-than-expected fuel costs, $157 million due to favorable economic ...
No H.R. 998: SCRUB Act
Mar 1, 2017. Passed 240/185.
Yea H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
No S. 84: A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty ...
Jan 13, 2017. Passed 268/151.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, appointed on President Trump's first day in office, was a four-star Marine general. Mattis’s recent service upends the traditional separation where the Defense Secretary — the official in charge of the Pentagon and most of the American military — is ...
Yea H.R. 39: TALENT Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2017. Passed 386/17.
The last bill President Obama signed was H.R. 39, the Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act, or the TALENT Act. It is now Public Law 115–1. ##### What the law does President Obama launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program in 2012, to recruit ...
Nay H.R. 79: HALOS Act
Jan 10, 2017. Passed 344/73.
H.R. 79 amends the Securities Act of 1933 to clarify that certain startup companies are able to give presentations about their company and host certain types of events, like a “demo day,” without violating certain SEC investment solicitation bans. The bill attempts to ensure that ...
Nay H.Res. 11: Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and for other purposes.
Jan 5, 2017. Passed 342/80.
H.Res. 11 expresses it is the sense of the House of Representatives opposing United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334. On December 23, 2016 the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2334 by a vote of 14-0. The United States abstained. The resolution states that Israel’s ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Mar 2017, Jayapal missed 1 of 194 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 2.1% 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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