Rep. Virginia Foxx

Representative from North Carolina’s 5th District, Republican

Foxx, a Republican, has been the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Foxx has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Foxx is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Foxx for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Virginia Foxx sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Foxx sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (29%) Labor and Employment (24%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Taxation (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Foxx’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Nay H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2997: Private Investment in Housing Act of 2015
Jul 14, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 648: Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act
Mar 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Sep 2016, Foxx missed 49 of 8,832 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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