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Rep. Thomas Tiffany

Representative for Wisconsin’s 7th District

pronounced TOM-iss // TIF-uh-nee


Tiffany is the representative for Wisconsin’s 7th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since May 19, 2020. Tiffany is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Tiffany is among the Republican legislators who, by calling for entire states to be disenfranchised in the 2020 presidential election, fomented the terrorist attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 that aimed to prevent the determination of the next president of the United States. Shortly after the 2020 election, Tiffany joined a case before the Supreme Court calling for all the votes for president in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — states that were narrowly won by Democrats — to be discounted, claiming that some voters there followed procedures set by the wrong state officials. The case amplified lies and conspiracy theories that fueled the movement that led to the attack on the Capitol. The Supreme Court rejected the case. Following the rejection of several cases before the Supreme Court, one legislator called for violence. On January 6, 2021 in the hours after the attack on the Capitol, Tiffany voted for the exclusion of Arizona and/or Pennsylvania — states narrowly won by Democrats — from the count of Electoral College votes that determined the next President of the United States.
Photo of Rep. Thomas Tiffany [R-WI7]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2020 Report Card for Tiffany.

Committee Membership

Thomas Tiffany sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Tiffany sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (50%) International Affairs (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Tiffany voted Nay

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due ...

Tiffany voted Nay

Tiffany voted Yea

Missed Votes

From May 2020 to Jun 2021, Tiffany missed 22 of 306 roll call votes, which is 7.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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