Rep. Russ Carnahan [D]

Former Representative from Missouri’s 3rd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2005-2012 Representative Missouri's 3rd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Carnahan sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carnahan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Carnahan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (39%) International Affairs (16%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Energy (7%) Health (7%) Water Resources Development (5%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Jan 2013, Carnahan missed 146 of 6,351 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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