Our unique analysis of the bills Buchanan 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). Buchanan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Buchanan for more statistics.
Vern Buchanan sits on the following committees:
Buchanan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Buchanan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6396: Retirement Security for American Workers Act
- H.R. 5456: Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016
- H.R. 5169: What Works to Move Welfare Recipients into Jobs Act
- H.R. 5076: Main Street Fairness Act
- H.R. 4650: Preserving Patient Access to Post-Acute Hospital Care Act of 2016
- H.R. 4301: To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to search all public records to ...
- H.R. 3957: Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act of 2016
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|Buchanan’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 764: A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
Jul 14, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015. Passed.
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. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 1560: Protecting Cyber Networks Act
Apr 22, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2007 to Dec 2016, Buchanan missed 229 of 7,652 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 9 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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