Rep. Steve Scalise

House Majority Whip

Representative from Louisiana’s 1st District, Republican

Scalise, a Republican, has been the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district since May 7, 2008 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Scalise for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Steve Scalise sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Scalise sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (41%) Science, Technology, Communications (29%) Environmental Protection (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Scalise’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 764: A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
Jul 14, 2016. Passed.
Yea H.R. 1314: Trade Act of 2015
Oct 28, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 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.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From May 2008 to Dec 2016, Scalise missed 91 of 6,190 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 6 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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