Rep. Tom Rice

Representative from South Carolina’s 7th District, Republican

Rice, a Republican, has been the representative for South Carolina's 7th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Rice 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). Rice is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Rice for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Tom Rice sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rice sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (43%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (29%) Economics and Public Finance (29%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Rice missed 33 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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