McMorris Rodgers is the representative for Washington’s 5th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. She has served since Jan 4, 2005. McMorris Rodgers is next up for reelection in 2020.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
In 2013 Rodgers was investigated for using official resources, including staff, for campaign activities, paying a consultant for official services with funds from political committees, and combining official resources and campaign resources in furtherance of a campaign for a House leadership office from 2010 to 2012. As of 2018, the House Committee on Ethics has yet to conclude its review.
|Dec. 23, 2013||House Office of Congressional Ethics referred the case to the House Committee on Ethics|
|Mar. 24, 2014||House Committee on Ethics published the Office of Congressional Ethics Report and Findings and the member's response.|
|Jan. 2, 2015||House Committee on Ethics reported that the review would continue into the next Congress.|
|Jan. 2, 2017||House Committee on Ethics reported that the review would continue into the next Congress.|
McMorris Rodgers is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills McMorris Rodgers has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 17, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
McMorris Rodgers was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4111: Spurring Business in Communities Act of 2017
- H.R. 2340: To extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.
- H.R. 1919 (114th): Steve Gleason Act of 2015
- H.R. 628 (114th): Steve Gleason Act of 2015
- H.R. 267 (113th): Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013
- H.R. 5591 (111th): To designate the airport traffic control tower located at Spokane International Airport in Spokane, Washington, as the “Ray Daves Airport Traffic Control Tower”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
McMorris Rodgers sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of McMorris Rodgers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1050: Electing a Member to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.
- H.Res. 1000: Electing a Member to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives:.
- H.Res. 963: Electing a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives.
- H.R. 5742: Port of Whitman Economic Expansion Act
- H.R. 4613: Ensuring Patient Access to Healthcare Records Act of 2017
- H.R. 4229: Protecting HOME Access Act of 2017
- H.R. 4111: Spurring Business in Communities Act of 2017
|McMorris Rodgers’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
H.R. 4760: Securing America’s Future Act of 2018
Jun 21, 2018. Failed 193/231.
This bill would make sweeping changes to laws governing legal and illegal immigration. For legal immigration, it would end the diversity program and chain migration by eliminating the visa lottery green card program and green card programs for relatives other than spouses and minor children. ...
empire777 loginH.R. 620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017
Feb 15, 2018. Passed 225/192.
A bill which just passed the House would update the law for disabled Americans for modern times, say Republicans. Democrats say it would set disabled Americans’ civil rights back decades. #### Context The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, more commonly called the ADA, was ...
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
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H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
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H.R. 4855 (111th): Work-Life Balance Award Act
Jun 15, 2010. Failed 249/163.
H.R. 1752 (111th): To provide that the usual day for paying salaries in or under the House of Representatives may ...
Jul 30, 2009. Failed 282/144.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 2005 to Jan 2019, McMorris Rodgers missed 444 of 10,133 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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