Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott

Representative from Virginia’s 3rd District, Democrat

Scott, a Democrat, has been the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district since Jan 5, 1993 (next election in 2016) (map).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Robert “Bobby” Scott sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Scott sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (46%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (34%) Education (12%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Apr 2016, Scott missed 252 of 15,517 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 6 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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