Rep. Robert Wittman

Representative from Virginia’s 1st District, Republican

Wittman, a Republican, has been the representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district since Dec 13, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Wittman for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Robert Wittman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wittman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Water Resources Development (15%) Animals (12%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Dec 2007 to Sep 2016, Wittman missed 72 of 6,446 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 24 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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