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Rep. Scott Taylor

Representative for Virginia’s 2nd District

pronounced skot // TAY-ler

Taylor, a Republican, is the representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Taylor is next up for reelection in 2018.

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Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Taylor 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 Taylor has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 100% FreedomWorks: 68% NIAC Action: F Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Scott Taylor sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Taylor sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (50%) Education (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Taylor’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.Res. 599: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes.
Nov 13, 2017. Passed 366/30.
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Dec 2017, Taylor missed 25 of 680 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% 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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