Rep. Steven Palazzo

Representative from Mississippi’s 4th District, Republican

Palazzo, a Republican, has been the representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Palazzo for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Steven Palazzo sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Palazzo sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (29%) Science, Technology, Communications (29%) Emergency Management (18%) Law (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Palazzo’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5798: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1101 Davis Street in Evanston, Illinois, as the “Abner J. Mikva Post Office Building”.
Sep 22, 2016. Passed.
Nay S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Yea 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.
No 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 Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Palazzo missed 152 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% 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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