Rep. Randy Forbes [R]

Representative from Virginia’s 4th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2001-2016 Representative Virginia's 4th District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Randy Forbes sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Forbes sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Taxation (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Health (12%) Law (12%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 2001 to Nov 2015, Forbes missed 260 of 10,225 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% 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.

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Primary Sources

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