Rep. Robert Brady

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 1st District, Democrat

Brady, a Democrat, has been the representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district since May 19, 1998 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Brady for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Robert Brady sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brady sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (25%) Transportation and Public Works (25%) Government Operations and Politics (25%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Brady’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 5278: PROMESA
Jun 9, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Not Voting H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Yea S. 1: Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act
Feb 11, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 3: Keystone XL Pipeline Act
Jan 9, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From May 1998 to Dec 2016, Brady missed 584 of 12,683 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% 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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