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Rep. Russ Fulcher

Representative for Idaho’s 1st District

pronounced russ // FUL-cher


Fulcher is the representative for Idaho’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Fulcher is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.

Photo of Rep. Russ Fulcher [R-ID1]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Fulcher.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Fulcher is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Fulcher has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jul 9, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Russ Fulcher sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Fulcher voted Nay

Passed 363/40 on Mar 14, 2020.

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Fulcher voted Nay

Fulcher voted Yea

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Fulcher voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Fulcher voted Nay

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Fulcher voted Yea

Fulcher voted Nay

Passed 357/22 on Jan 22, 2019.

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Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jul 2020, Fulcher missed 11 of 839 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: