Rep. Tom Emmer

Representative from Minnesota’s 6th District, Republican

Emmer, a Republican, has been the representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Emmer for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Tom Emmer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Emmer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) International Affairs (20%) Taxation (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Emmer’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 212: Drinking Water Protection Act
Feb 24, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Dec 2016, Emmer missed 16 of 1,311 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. 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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