Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Scalise [R-LA1]: Yea
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).
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)
Steve Scalise sits on the following committees:
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%)
Some of Scalise’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From May 2008 to Feb 2016, Scalise missed 76 of 5,654 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. 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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