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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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Virginia Foxx sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Foxx sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (32%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Transportation and Public Works (16%) Labor and Employment (16%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Taxation (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to May 2016, Foxx missed 19 of 8,522 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. 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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