Rep. Rob Bishop

Representative from Utah’s 1st District, Republican

Bishop, a Republican, has been the representative for Utah's 1st congressional district since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Bishop for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Rob Bishop sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bishop sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (74%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Native Americans (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Jul 2016, Bishop missed 688 of 9,957 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is much worse than 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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