Our unique analysis of the bills Bishop sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bishop is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2014 Report Card for Bishop for more statistics.
Bishop sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (22%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Taxation (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Environmental Protection (6%) Energy (6%)
Some of Bishop’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5554 (113th): Helping Wounded Warriors Cover Medical Expenses Act
- H.R. 5410 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
- H.R. 5122 (113th): Railroad Hours of Service Employees Technical Corrections Act
- H.R. 4722 (113th): EEZ Clarification Act
- H.R. 4511 (113th): Protecting Students From Automatic Default Act of 2014
- H.R. 4233 (113th): To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to ...
- H.R. 3869 (113th): Fluke Fairness Act
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From Jan 2003 to Dec 2014, Bishop missed 198 of 8,776 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 70 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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