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Rep. Ted Budd

Representative for North Carolina’s 13th District

pronounced ted // bud

Budd is the representative for North Carolina’s 13th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2017. Budd is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Ted Budd [R-NC13]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Budd.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Budd is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Budd has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 100% FreedomWorks: 95% NumbersUSA: 75% NIAC Action: D Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Ted Budd sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Budd sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (50%) International Affairs (20%) Arts, Culture, Religion (10%) Health (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Budd’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 139: Rapid DNA Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2018. Passed 256/164.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill would extend so-called "section 702" government surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The bill was originally introduced and passed the Senate in 2017 as the Rapid DNA ...
Nay H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Nay H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 23, 2017. Passed 377/34.
H.R. 2842 connects low-income Americans looking for work with employers looking to fill job openings, including through apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training. Specifically, the legislation provides funding for states to subsidize employment for a limited time for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) ...
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Jul 2018, Budd missed 5 of 1,075 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. 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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