Rep. Rick Larsen

Representative from Washington’s 2nd District, Democrat

Larsen, a Democrat, has been the representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district since Jan 3, 2001 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Larsen for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Rick Larsen sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Larsen sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (29%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Native Americans (13%) Taxation (8%) Commerce (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to Sep 2016, Larsen missed 239 of 11,049 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% 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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