Our unique analysis of the bills Clarke 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). Clarke is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Clarke for more statistics.
Yvette Clarke sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Energy and Commerce
- House Committee on Ethics
- House Committee on Small Business
Clarke sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Clarke’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6185: Ellie’s Law
- H.R. 5080: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2016
- H.R. 4692: Aidan’s Law
- H.R. 4330: Improving Contract Procurement for Small Businesses through More Accurate Reporting Act of 2016
- H.R. 3889: Safer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act
- H.Res. 371: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be established ...
- H.R. 1743: Harriet “Moses” Tubman Congressional Gold Medal Act
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|Clarke’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 2576: Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
May 24, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 5077: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
May 24, 2016. Passed.
H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 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.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 529: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.
Feb 25, 2015. Passed.
From Jan 2007 to Dec 2016, Clarke missed 385 of 7,644 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 237 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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