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Rep. Vance McAllister

Former Representative for Louisiana’s 5th District

McAllister was the representative for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2013 to 2014.

Photo of Rep. Vance McAllister [R-LA5, 2013-2014]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2014 Report Card for McAllister.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McAllister sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (100%)

Recently Introduced Bills

McAllister recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

McAllister voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December …

McAllister voted Yea

McAllister voted Aye

McAllister voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Nov 2013 to Dec 2014, McAllister missed 52 of 594 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. 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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