Rep. Shelley Berkley

Former Representative from Nevada’s 1st District, Democrat

Berkley, a Democrat, was the representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district from 1999 to 2012.



Our unique analysis of the bills Berkley sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Berkley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Berkley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (24%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Health (16%) International Affairs (12%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Social Welfare (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Jan 2013, Berkley missed 382 of 9,782 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 79 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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