Rep. Walter Jones Jr.

Representative from North Carolina’s 3rd District, Republican

Jones, a Republican, has been the representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district since Jan 4, 1995 (next election in 2016) (map).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Jones 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). Jones is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Walter Jones Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jones sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (32%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (22%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Apr 2016, Jones missed 524 of 14,395 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 32 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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