Our unique analysis of the bills Fincher 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). Fincher is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Fincher for more statistics.
Stephen Fincher sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Financial Services
- Member, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Fincher sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Finance and Financial Sector (31%) Taxation (14%) Health (11%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%) Social Welfare (6%)
Some of Fincher’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4285: Prevent Terrorism from Entering our Prisons Act of 2015
- H.R. 4252: Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015
- H.R. 4189: Stop Funding for Terrorism Act
- H.Res. 450: Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import ...
- H.R. 3611: Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015
- H.R. 2998: CLAIM Act
- H.R. 2769: Risk-Based Capital Study Act of 2015
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|Fincher’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 4974: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
May 19, 2016. Passed.
H.Res. 450: Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, ...
Oct 27, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Fincher missed 441 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 10.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 34 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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