Our unique analysis of the bills Graves 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). Graves is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Graves for more statistics.
Tom Graves sits on the following committees:
Graves sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Graves’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6144: Accurate Accounting Act of 2016
- H.R. 5325: Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, ...
- H.R. 2250: Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016
- H.R. 3558 (113th): Textile Enforcement and Security Act of 2013
- H.R. 3486 (113th): Transportation Empowerment Act
- H.Con.Res. 54 (113th): Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in ...
- H.J.Res. 62 (113th): Stability, Security, and Fairness Resolution of 2013
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|Graves’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed.
From Jun 2010 to Dec 2016, Graves missed 53 of 4,421 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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