Rep. Timothy Walz

Representative from Minnesota’s 1st District, Democrat

Walz, a Democrat, has been the representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Walz has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Walz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Timothy Walz sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Walz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (56%) Health (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Agriculture and Food (6%) Social Welfare (6%) Energy (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Feb 2016, Walz missed 76 of 7,126 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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