Read our 2016 Report Card for Emmer.
Our unique analysis of the bills Emmer 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). Emmer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tom Emmer sits on the following committees:
Emmer was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4425 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 110 East Powerhouse Road in Collegeville, Minnesota, as the “Eugene J. McCarthy Post Office”.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Emmer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (22%) Finance and Financial Sector (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Taxation (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%)
Some of Emmer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1081: To eliminate the discretion of the Secretary of Homeland Security regarding the definition ...
- H.R. 533: Create Jobs Act
- H.R. 534: U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act
- H.R. 442: Cuba Trade Act of 2017
- H.R. 6526 (114th): To eliminate the discretion of the Secretary of Homeland Security regarding the ...
- H.R. 6466 (114th): APP Act
- H.R. 6246 (114th): Retirement Inflation Protection Act of 2016
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S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 985: Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015
Nov 14, 2016. Passed 355/38.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
H.R. 212: Drinking Water Protection Act
Feb 24, 2015. Passed 375/37.
H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed 381/39.
From Jan 2015 to Feb 2017, Emmer missed 17 of 1,424 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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