Rep. Steny Hoyer
House Minority Whip

Maryland - District 5

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1981-2015 Representative,
Maryland's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Hoyer is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Hoyer’s bills have had a total of 128 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Hoyer to other members of the House of Representatives on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 1981 to Apr 2014, Hoyer missed 479 of 19,568 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% 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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