Rep. Ruben Gallego

Representative from Arizona’s 7th District, Democrat

Gallego, a Democrat, has been the representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Gallego for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Ruben Gallego sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gallego sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (50%) Crime and Law Enforcement (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Gallego’s Vote Vote Description
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.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ...
Mar 26, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Dec 2016, Gallego missed 18 of 1,325 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.4% 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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