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Rep. Scott Perry

Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District

pronounced skot // PE-ree

Perry is the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Perry is next up for reelection in 2020.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 2013 to 2018.

Photo of Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA10]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Perry.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Perry 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 Perry has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to May 17, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Scott Perry sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Perry was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Perry sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (26%) Emergency Management (16%) Immigration (13%) Environmental Protection (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) International Affairs (8%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Perry voted Nay

Passed 409/8 on Jul 12, 2016.

The last bill President Obama signed was H.R. 39 in the 115th Congress, a successor to this bill, the Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National ...

Perry voted Nay

Perry voted No

Perry voted No

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. ...

Perry voted Nay

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Perry voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Perry voted No

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to May 2019, Perry missed 49 of 3,956 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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