Rep. Scott Tipton

Representative from Colorado’s 3rd District, Republican

Tipton, a Republican, has been the representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Tipton for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Scott Tipton sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Tipton sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (57%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Taxation (7%) Energy (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Tipton’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 764: A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
Jul 14, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 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.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Tipton missed 53 of 4,121 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.4% 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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