Our unique analysis of the bills Forbes 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). Forbes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Forbes for more statistics.
Randy Forbes sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
Forbes sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Forbes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5428: Military Residency Choice Act
- H.R. 5203: Visa Integrity and Security Act of 2016
- H.Res. 709: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran, by failing to ...
- H.R. 5034: To nullify any generalized, routine or ongoing reporting requirement imposed on a person ...
- H.Res. 615: Expressing support for the Senate regarding the importance of selecting a Supreme Court ...
- H.Con.Res. 108: Affirming the importance of religious freedom as a fundamental human right that is ...
- H.R. 3616: Defending Our Defenders Act
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|Forbes’s Vote||Vote Description|
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 Jun 2001 to Dec 2016, Forbes missed 356 of 10,908 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 8 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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