Rep. Steny Hoyer

House Minority Whip

Representative from Maryland’s 5th District, Democrat

Hoyer, a Democrat, has been the representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district since Jan 5, 1981 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Hoyer for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hoyer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (50%) Government Operations and Politics (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hoyer’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5461: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act
Sep 21, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2250: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016
May 19, 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.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
No H.R. 529: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.
Feb 25, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jun 1981 to Dec 2016, Hoyer missed 548 of 21,286 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with 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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