Rep. Suzan DelBene

Representative from Washington’s 1st District, Democrat

DelBene, a Democrat, has been the representative for Washington's 1st congressional district since Nov 13, 2012 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills DelBene has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). DelBene is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for DelBene for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Suzan DelBene sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

DelBene sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (22%) Agriculture and Food (17%) Education (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) Immigration (9%) Health (9%) Taxation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 2012 to Sep 2016, DelBene missed 15 of 2,520 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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: