Rep. Renee Ellmers

Representative from North Carolina’s 2nd District, Republican

Ellmers, a Republican, has been the representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Ellmers for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Renee Ellmers sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ellmers sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (58%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Energy (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Ellmers’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 5303: Water Resources Development Act of 2016
Sep 28, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Jun 10, 2016. Passed.
Yea H.Res. 450: Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, ...
Oct 27, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Jan 14, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Ellmers missed 182 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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