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Rep. Troy Carter

Representative for Louisiana’s 2nd District

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Carter is the representative for Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since May 11, 2021. Carter’s current term ends on Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Troy Carter [D-LA2]

Committee Membership

Troy Carter sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Carter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (36%) Emergency Management (27%) Education (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Carter recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Carter voted Yea

Carter voted Yea

Passed 360/64 on Sep 22, 2022.

Carter voted Yea

Carter voted Yea

Passed 361/69 on Mar 9, 2022.

Carter voted Nay

Missed Votes

From May 2021 to Nov 2022, Carter missed 2 of 787 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. 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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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