Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

Representative from Oregon’s 1st District, Democrat

Bonamici, a Democrat, has been the representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district since Feb 7, 2012 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Bonamici for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Suzanne Bonamici sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bonamici sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (28%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Health (14%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Native Americans (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Taxation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Bonamici’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 644: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
Dec 11, 2015. Passed.
Nay S. 1356: A bill to clarify that certain provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 will ...
Nov 5, 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.
Nay H.Res. 162: Calling on the President to provide Ukraine with military assistance to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Mar 23, 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 Feb 2012 to Dec 2016, Bonamici missed 34 of 3,129 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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