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Rep. Rick Berg

Former Representative from North Dakota’s At-Large District, Republican

Berg, a Republican, was the representative for North Dakota's at-large district from 2011 to 2012.

Photo of Rep. Rick Berg [R-ND0, 2011-2012]

Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Berg is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Berg sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Berg’s Vote Vote Description
No H.J.Res. 117 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
Sep 13, 2012. Passed 329/91.
Aye H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
No H.R. 4970 (112th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 16, 2012. Passed 222/205.
Not Voting 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 Jan 2013, Berg missed 38 of 1,606 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 21 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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