Last updated on Oct. 31, 2015

Rep. Brad Sherman

D-Calif., 30th District. Member since 1997. Website | Facebook

1.1%
votes missed
78 out of 6,906
35.9%
misses explained
28 out of 78
0
mistakes

Brad Sherman ranks 288th in votes missed of the 434 voting lawmakers in the current Congress, which began this year.

Most Common Explanation Types

ProPublica categorized the many reasons members gave for missing votes. Of these explanations —which are not mandatory— half of all explanations are unclear, simply restating the absence. Also commonly cited are personal and family obligations, and ill health.
21
Ambiguous or no reason
7
Personal or family matter
3
Other

Types of Votes Explained

We classified votes into three categories: On amendments to bills, which are numerous and can be voted on very quickly; on bills considered “under suspension of the rules,” which are usually uncontroversial and require two-thirds support for passage, and on “floor votes,” which include votes “on passage” and require a simple majority for approval.
8
Floor Votes
17
Suspension of the Rules
6
Amendments

All Vote Explanations

Date Vote Roll Call Title Reason
July 9, 2014 Yea House vote 370 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, H R 4289 Personal or family matter
July 9, 2014 Yea House vote 369 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended, H R 4263 Personal or family matter
Sept. 17, 2013 Yea House vote 448 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended, H R 2052 Ambiguous or no reason
Sept. 25, 2012 House vote 591 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended, H R 5987 Other
Sept. 25, 2012 No House vote 590 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, H R 6429 Other
June 6, 2012 Yea House vote 318 On Agreeing to the Amendment, H R 5325 Ambiguous or no reason
June 6, 2012 Nay House vote 317 On Agreeing to the Amendment, H R 5325 Ambiguous or no reason
June 6, 2012 Yea House vote 316 On Agreeing to the Amendment, H R 5325 Ambiguous or no reason
June 6, 2012 Nay House vote 315 On Agreeing to the Amendment, H R 5325 Ambiguous or no reason
March 1, 2012 Nay House vote 80 On Ordering the Previous Question, H RES 566 Ambiguous or no reason