Rep. Steve Scalise [R]

House Majority Whip

Representative from Louisiana’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2008-2016 Representative Louisiana's 1st District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship 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)

Committee Membership

Steve Scalise sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Scalise sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (28%) Science, Technology, Communications (20%) Environmental Protection (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Emergency Management (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From May 2008 to Nov 2015, Scalise missed 76 of 5,530 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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