Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce

Representative from New Mexico’s 2nd District, Republican

Pearce, a Republican, has been the representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district (2003-2008).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Stevan “Steve” Pearce sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pearce sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (32%) Native Americans (21%) International Affairs (13%) Labor and Employment (8%) Environmental Protection (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Water Resources Development (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Apr 2016, Pearce missed 198 of 8,003 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: