Rep. Richard Neal [D]

Representative from Massachusetts’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative Massachusetts's 1st District (map)
1989-2012 Representative Massachusetts's 2nd District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Richard Neal sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Neal sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (53%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (32%) Health (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Oct 2015, Neal missed 986 of 17,005 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% 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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