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Rep. Renee Ellmers

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 2nd District, Republican

Ellmers, a Republican, was the representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. Renee Ellmers [R-NC2, 2011-2016]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Ellmers.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Ellmers sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016. 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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ellmers sponsored 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 399/25.
Yea H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay H.R. 4414 (113th): Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
Apr 29, 2014. Passed 268/150.
Nay H.R. 4414 (113th): Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
Apr 9, 2014. Failed 257/159.
Aye H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
Nay H.R. 1022 (112th): Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act
Jan 25, 2012. Passed 338/70.
Nay H.R. 3080 (112th): United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct 12, 2011. Passed 278/151.
Aye H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...

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 serving in Dec 2016. 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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