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).

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Analysis

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 (21%) Agriculture and Food (17%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Education (13%) Immigration (8%) Health (8%) Taxation (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

DelBene’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 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.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 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.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Nov 2012 to Dec 2016, DelBene missed 15 of 2,562 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

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