Voting Record by Policy Area
Policy AreaTotal
congress 822 139
17%
647 36
4%
economics and public finance 683 320
47%
352 1 10
1%
armed forces and national security 387 231
60%
142 14
4%
government operations and politics 268 208
78%
51 9
3%
finance and financial sector 191 114
60%
70 7
4%
public lands and natural resources 149 111
74%
27 11
7%
energy 134 87
65%
39 8
6%
international affairs 114 100
88%
9 5
4%
health 113 76
67%
33 4
4%
environmental protection 108 70
65%
35 3
3%
transportation and public works 108 73
68%
33 2
2%
emergency management 99 68
69%
23 8
8%
crime and law enforcement 88 68
77%
13 7
8%
taxation 85 47
55%
32 6
7%
agriculture and food 66 28
42%
35 3
5%
education 57 40
70%
16 1
2%
law 54 41
76%
10 3
6%
science, technology, communications 49 36
73%
9 4
8%
water resources development 47 33
70%
11 3
6%
immigration 28 19
68%
8 1
4%
labor and employment 24 7
29%
14 3
13%
foreign trade and international finance 24 17
71%
5 2
8%
commerce 24 19
79%
5
native americans 16 9
56%
5 2
13%
housing and community development 14 8
57%
6
civil rights and liberties, minority issues 13 9
69%
3 1
8%
social welfare 12 8
67%
2 2
17%
families 8 7
88%
1
13%
animals 3 1
33%
1 1
33%
sports and recreation 3 3
100%

arts, culture, religion 2 2
100%

Voting Record by Legislative Subjects

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1565 congressional oversight 1413 administrative law and regulatory procedures 1281 executive agency funding and structure 1068 government information and archives 1056 government studies and investigations 987 appropriations 978 house of representatives 960 legislative rules and procedure 911 research administration and funding 890 licensing and registrations 874 oil and gas 853 public contracts and procurement 840 government employee pay, benefits, personnel management 770 hazardous wastes and toxic substances 744 government trust funds 719 research and development 691 government lending and loan guarantees 686 advisory bodies 679 aviation and airports 668 caribbean area 657 terrorism 639 department of defense 633 california 611 user charges and fees 596 government buildings, facilities, and property 595 drug trafficking and controlled substances 588 water quality 585 climate change and greenhouse gases 584 state and local government operations 582 elementary and secondary education 578 water use and supply 578 motor vehicles 577 alternative and renewable resources 570 environmental assessment, monitoring, research 570 energy efficiency and conservation 568 intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information 568 small business 567 foreign aid and international relief 565 electric power generation and transmission 563 tax administration and collection, taxpayers 556 administrative remedies 550 computers and information technology 550 marine and coastal resources, fisheries 545 defense spending 545 manufacturing 544 civil actions and liability 538 arms control and nonproliferation 533 fraud offenses and financial crimes 532 veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation 532 military facilities and property 530 health facilities and institutions 520 wildlife conservation and habitat protection 516 higher education 515 education programs funding 514 latin america 510 land transfers 504 land use and conservation 504 national guard and reserves 504 buy american requirements 503 indian social and development programs 502 disaster relief and insurance 502 military personnel and dependents 498 rural conditions and development 496 department of the interior 494 judicial review and appeals 494 middle east 489 veterans' medical care 488 firearms and explosives 487 military operations and strategy 486 nuclear weapons 480 metals 470 alaska 469 roads and highways 462 nevada 462 air quality 457 washington state 453 lakes and rivers 453 oregon 452 asia 447 cuba 446 health care costs and insurance 444 forests, forestry, trees 443 building construction 440 military procurement, research, weapons development 439 detention of persons 433 solid waste and recycling 424 water resources funding 422 district of columbia 420 strategic materials and reserves 419 internet and video services 417 environmental regulatory procedures 415 transportation costs 407 indian lands and resources rights 407 presidents and presidential powers, vice presidents 405 endangered and threatened species 404 environmental protection agency (epa) 395 criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation 391 social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations 390 department of energy 389 atmospheric science and weather 387 advanced technology and technological innovations 387 military medicine 386 intergovernmental relations 384 health information and medical records 384 texas 384 historic sites and heritage areas 383 marine and inland water transportation 380 accounting and auditing 378 great lakes 374 department of veterans affairs 374 russia 373 child health 371 federal appellate courts 370 military education and training 369 chemical and biological weapons 367 department of homeland security 364 federal officials 358 fires 357 hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles 355 drug, alcohol, tobacco use 355 u.s. territories and protectorates 354 student aid and college costs 354 floods and storm protection 353 department of health and human services 353 energy research 351 fishes 350 energy storage, supplies, demand 349 disability and paralysis 348 parks, recreation areas, trails 347 corporate finance and management 346 military assistance, sales, and agreements 344 international law and treaties 344 housing finance and home ownership 343 sex offenses 341 europe 339 syria 338 judicial procedure and administration 338 health programs administration and funding 338 wetlands 336 dams and canals 336 transportation safety and security 335 idaho 334 navigation, waterways, harbors 333 health care coverage and access 332 iraq 331 transportation programs funding 331 health personnel 330 pest management 327 law enforcement administration and funding 326 banking and financial institutions regulation 324 israel 324 afghanistan 322 residential rehabilitation and home repair 321 canada 320 trade restrictions 317 housing and community development funding 316 business investment and capital 316 child safety and welfare 316 public utilities and utility rates 315 technology transfer and commercialization 314 department of the treasury 313 montana 312 executive office of the president 310 telephone and wireless communication 309 cemeteries and funerals 308 performance measurement 307 financial services and investments 307 mammals 306 securities 306 department of agriculture 306 pollution liability 305 mental health 305 minority health 304 emergency planning and evacuation 304 homelessness and emergency shelter 303 border security and unlawful immigration 302 minnesota 299 nuclear power 298 watersheds 297 right of privacy 297 army corps of engineers 297 human rights 297 virginia 297 conflicts and wars 296 business records 295 correctional facilities and imprisonment 295 delta regional authority 295 pacific ocean 293 food assistance and relief 292 museums, exhibitions, cultural centers 291 military history 290 veterans' pensions and compensation 289 international organizations and cooperation 288 pornography 288 africa 287 securities and exchange commission (sec) 287 mining 287 minority and disadvantaged businesses 286 law enforcement officers 286 religion 285 iran 284 alliances 283 utah 280 economic development 278 minority education 277 wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats 276 radioactive wastes and releases 275 budget deficits and national debt 275 lighting and heating 274 federal-indian relations 274 women's health 273 educational technology and distance education 272 livestock 272 environmental health 271 defense nuclear facilities safety board 270 china 269 computer security and identity theft 269 marine pollution 268 north dakota 266 south dakota 266 florida 265 birds 264 health technology, devices, supplies 263 foreign labor 262 government ethics and transparency, public corruption 262 monuments and memorials 261 crimes against women 260 employee benefits and pensions 260 intellectual property 259 legal fees and court costs 257 medical research 256 central intelligence agency (cia) 256 diplomacy, foreign officials, americans abroad 256 mississippi river 253 mexico 252 aquatic ecology 250 economic performance and conditions 249 military command and structure 248 internal revenue service (irs) 245 members of congress 244 water storage 244 nuclear regulatory commission (nrc) 243 educational facilities and institutions 243 guam 243 puerto rico 242 evidence and witnesses 242 animal protection and human-animal relationships 240 coal 240 spacecraft and satellites 239 inflation and prices 239 appalachian regional commission 238 federal energy regulatory commission (ferc) 236 competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits 236 department of commerce 236 specialized courts 235 infrastructure development 233 armed forces retirement home 232 assault and harassment offenses 232 nutrition and diet 231 outdoor recreation 231 state and local finance 229 abortion 228 department of justice 226 war and emergency powers 224 national institutes of health (nih) 223 commemorative events and holidays 223 youth employment and child labor 223 hunting and fishing 221 bank accounts, deposits, capital 221 prescription drugs 220 crime victims 218 low- and moderate-income housing 218 nuclear waste technical review board 217 life, casualty, property insurance 216 railroads 216 employment discrimination and employee rights 216 pipelines 216 national symbols 215 northern mariana islands 214 government liability 214 lawyers and legal services 211 mississippi 210 congressional operations and organization 208 sales and excise taxes 206 department of transportation 205 pakistan 205 medical tests and diagnostic methods 205 space flight and exploration 203 colorado 203 medical education 202 new jersey 199 immigration status and procedures 199 kentucky 198 public-private cooperation 198 agricultural trade 197 currency 196 horticulture and plants 195 poverty and welfare assistance 195 alaska natives and hawaiians 194 trade agreements and negotiations 194 humanities programs funding 193 human trafficking 192 tax-exempt organizations 191 federal deposit insurance corporation (fdic) 191 national credit union administration 191 wyoming 190 employee hiring 190 maryland 189 long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care 189 agricultural conservation and pollution 189 competition and antitrust 188 international exchange and broadcasting 187 american battle monuments commission 186 smithsonian institution 185 agricultural prices, subsidies, credit 184 palau 183 department of education 183 congressional committees 183 policy sciences 181 north korea 180 agricultural marketing and promotion 179 food supply, safety, and labeling 179 congressional officers and employees 179 worker safety and health 178 performing arts 177 ukraine 176 illinois 176 military civil functions 176 health promotion and preventive care 176 national capital planning commission 176 national foundation on the arts and the humanities 175 natural disasters 174 missouri 173 employment and training programs 173 animal and plant health 173 national aeronautics and space administration 173 juvenile crime and gang violence 172 coast guard 172 agricultural research 172 federal reserve system 171 senate 170 kuwait 169 public transit 169 visas and passports 169 japan 168 national and community service 167 congressional agencies 167 chesapeake bay 167 office of the u.s. trade representative 166 criminal justice information and records 165 energy prices 165 drug enforcement administration (dea) 163 u.s. capitol 163 arizona 163 national science foundation 163 business ethics 163 elections, voting, political campaign regulation 163 historical and cultural resources 161 small business administration 161 jordan 161 art, artists, authorship 161 legal services corporation 160 bankruptcy 158 government accountability office (gao) 157 federal emergency management agency (fema) 157 judges 156 agricultural insurance 156 congressional leadership 155 virgin islands 154 crimes against children 154 library of congress 154 retail and wholesale trades 154 consumer financial protection bureau 154 commission on civil rights 154 equal employment opportunity commission (eeoc) 154 marine mammal commission 154 service animals 153 veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs 152 international monetary system and foreign exchange 151 congressional tributes 151 consumer affairs 151 military law 149 everglades 149 hiv/aids 148 domestic violence and child abuse 147 architect of the capitol 147 congressional budget office (cbo) 147 congressional research service (crs) 147 motor carriers 147 commission of fine arts 147 denali commission 146 government publishing office (gpo) 145 marketing and advertising 145 medicare 144 commodity futures trading commission 144 housing supply and affordability 144 massachusetts 142 government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises 141 military readiness 140 crime prevention 139 adoption and foster care 139 gulf of mexico 139 sex and reproductive health 138 emergency medical services and trauma care 138 food and drug administration (fda) 138 emergency communications systems 138 national railroad passenger corporation (amtrak) 138 energy revenues and royalties 138 georgia 138 industrial facilities 135 federal district courts 135 u.s. international trade commission 134 unemployment 134 american samoa 133 aging 133 alcoholic beverages 132 public participation and lobbying 132 sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status 131 department of housing and urban development 131 food industry and services 131 new york state 131 teaching, teachers, curricula 131 travel and tourism 131 motor fuels 130 south carolina 130 public housing 129 fruit and vegetables 129 grain 128 drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation 126 director of national intelligence 126 new mexico 126 commodities markets 125 customs enforcement 125 hospital care 125 u.s. postal service 124 tennessee 124 joint committee on taxation 124 joint economic committee 124 merit systems protection board 123 racial and ethnic relations 123 consumer credit 123 north carolina 121 national security agency 121 yemen 120 office of personnel management (opm) 120 transportation employees 119 federal communications commission (fcc) 118 broadcasting, cable, digital technologies 117 comprehensive health care 117 cancer 117 federal trade commission (ftc) 116 national archives and records administration 116 reconstruction and stabilization 115 property tax 115 regional and metropolitan planning 114 general services administration 114 arctic and polar regions 114 office of management and budget (omb) 114 crimes against property 114 health care quality 113 sanctions 113 war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity 113 personnel records 112 insects 112 supreme court 111 sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination 111 privacy and civil liberties oversight board 110 violent crime 110 infectious and parasitic diseases 110 news media and reporting 109 department of labor 109 new york city 106 state and local courts 105 first responders and emergency personnel 105 charitable contributions 105 indian claims 105 office of special counsel 105 product safety and quality 104 refugees, asylum, displaced persons 104 accidents 104 family planning and birth control 104 portugal 103 farm credit administration 102 administrative conference of the u.s. 102 consumer product safety commission 102 federal labor relations authority 102 office of government ethics 102 selective service system 101 department of state 101 separation, divorce, custody, support 101 u.s. sentencing commission 100 federal election commission (fec) 100 postal regulatory commission 100 u.s. holocaust memorial council 99 television and film 98 family services 98 debt collection 98 income tax deductions 97 budget process 95 medicaid 95 federal bureau of investigation (fbi) 95 micronesia 94 atlantic coast (u.s.) 94 somalia 93 science and engineering education 93 kansas 93 interest, dividends, interest rates 93 bermuda 92 employee performance 92 louisiana 91 marshall islands 90 alabama 90 u.s. history 90 cayman islands 89 community life and organization 88 homeland security 88 immunology and vaccination 87 wages and earnings 86 census and government statistics 86 criminal procedure and sentencing 86 housing for the elderly and disabled 85 earth sciences 85 election assistance commission 85 world health 84 disability and health-based discrimination 83 state and local taxation 82 meat 82 national transportation safety board (ntsb) 81 federal maritime commission 80 labor standards 80 access board 80 alternative treatments 80 women's employment 79 genetics 79 neighborhood reinvestment corporation 78 alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration 78 special education 78 germany 78 housing discrimination 78 maine 78 postal service 77 insurance industry and regulation 76 agricultural practices and innovations 76 veterinary medicine and animal diseases 76 industrial policy and productivity 75 due process and equal protection 75 indiana 74 migrant, seasonal, agricultural labor 74 government national mortgage association (ginnie mae) 73 veterans' organizations and recognition 73 seashores and lakeshores 73 income tax credits 73 freedom of information 73 hydrology and hydrography 73 iowa 72 wisconsin 72 constitution and constitutional amendments 72 hawaii 72 saint lawrence seaway 71 environmental technology 71 foreign property 71 reptiles 70 u.s. agency for international development (usaid) 70 lease and rental services 69 agricultural education 68 property rights 68 photography and imaging 68 united nations 68 palestinians 67 farmland 67 democratic republic of the congo 66 chad 65 federal preemption 65 rule of law and government transparency 65 political movements and philosophies 65 south korea 64 centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) 64 transfer and inheritance taxes 63 aquaculture 63 financial crises and stabilization 63 u.s. and foreign investments 63 child care and development 63 export-import bank of the united states 61 real estate business 61 social security and elderly assistance 61 home and outpatient care 60 income tax exclusion 60 academic performance and assessments 60 burma 59 congressional-executive branch relations 59 cultural exchanges and relations 59 georgia (republic) 58 first amendment rights 57 citizenship and naturalization 57 interagency council on homelessness 56 women in business 55 michigan 55 arab-israeli relations 55 neurological disorders 55 sudan 54 labor-management relations 54 oceania 53 education of the disadvantaged 52 multilateral development programs 51 vietnam 51 credit and credit markets 51 pedestrians and bicycling 50 india 50 taiwan 50 technology assessment 49 energy assistance for the poor and aged 49 school administration 48 oklahoma 47 protection of officials 47 employee leave 47 gambling 47 turkey 46 foreign and international corporations 46 commuting 46 family relationships 45 vocational and technical education 45 delaware 45 noise pollution 44 social security administration 44 general agriculture matters 44 jurisdiction and venue 44 nebraska 43 smuggling and trafficking 41 medical ethics 39 bahrain 39 libya 38 colombia 38 lebanon 37 disability assistance 37 ecology 37 federally chartered organizations 37 student records 37 telecommunication rates and fees 36 ohio 36 pennsylvania 35 federal housing finance agency 35 united kingdom 35 office of science and technology policy 35 olympic games 34 hearing, speech, and vision care 34 tax treatment of families 33 materials 32 organized crime 32 european union 32 foreign and international banking 32 surgery and anesthesia 31 arkansas 31 foreign loans and debt 30 congressional districts and representation 30 income tax rates 30 estonia 30 foreign language and bilingual programs 30 latvia 30 lithuania 30 niger 29 connecticut 29 drug therapy 29 trade secrets and economic espionage 29 language arts 29 music 28 employment taxes 28 gaza strip 28 radiation 28 saudi arabia 28 singapore 28 urban and suburban affairs and development 28 west bank 28 women's rights 27 sports and recreation facilities 27 tax reform and tax simplification 27 federal prison industries, inc. 27 taxation of foreign income 26 u.s. commission on international religious freedom 26 general public lands matters 26 guatemala 26 honduras 26 marriage and family status 25 income tax deferral 25 physical fitness and lifestyle 25 professional sports 24 free trade and trade barriers 24 haiti 23 el salvador 23 romania 23 soil pollution 22 tariffs 22 atlantic ocean 22 broadcasting board of governors 22 egypt 22 general energy matters 22 overseas private investment corporation (opic) 21 adult education and literacy 21 seafood 21 women's education 21 peace corps 21 south sudan 21 voting rights 20 protest and dissent 20 african development foundation 20 cardiovascular and respiratory health 20 financial literacy 20 new hampshire 20 pension benefit guaranty corporation 20 tibet 20 trade and development agency 20 zimbabwe 19 venezuela 19 cambodia 19 collective security 19 digestive and metabolic diseases 19 minority employment 19 morocco 19 thailand 19 united arab emirates 18 immigrant health and welfare 18 area studies and international education 18 birth defects 18 central african republic 18 nepal 18 nigeria 18 philippines 18 political parties and affiliation 18 sri lanka 18 tunisia 17 corporation for national and community service 17 corporation for public broadcasting 17 bangladesh 17 hereditary and development disorders 17 house committee on appropriations 17 libraries and archives 17 national labor relations board (nlrb) 16 preschool education 16 indonesia 16 italy 16 malaysia 16 qatar 15 burkina faso 15 cameroon 15 djibouti 15 inter-american foundation 15 kenya 15 mali 15 mauritania 15 nicaragua 15 poland 15 sexually transmitted diseases 15 tanzania 14 house committee on ways and means 14 capital gains tax 14 committee for purchase from people who are blind or severely disabled 14 federal mediation and conciliation service 14 federal mine safety and health review commission 14 medicare payment advisory commission 14 national council on disability 14 national mediation board 14 occupational safety and health review commission 14 persian gulf states 14 railroad retirement board 13 business education 13 sound recording 13 asean countries 13 australia 13 panama 13 u.s. institute of peace 12 crimes against animals and natural resources 12 cell biology and embryology 12 scientific communication 12 surface transportation board 12 uganda 11 temporary and part-time employment 11 house committee on foreign affairs 11 house permanent select committee on intelligence 11 athletes 11 business expenses 11 congress 10 economic theory 10 house committee on oversight and government reform 10 arctic ocean 10 financial stability oversight council 10 international scientific cooperation 10 rhode island 9 house committee on house administration 9 missouri river 9 taxation 9 housing industry and standards 9 foreign trade and international finance 9 senate committee on the budget 9 subversive activities 9 vermont 8 house committee on ethics 8 house committee on financial services 8 digital media 8 house committee on the judiciary 8 monetary policy 8 service industries 8 archaeology and anthropology 8 commodity credit corporation 8 espionage and treason 8 finance and financial sector 8 nursing 8 presidential administrations 8 school athletics 7 house committee on the budget 7 books and print media 7 dental care 7 teenage pregnancy 6 agricultural equipment and machinery 6 congressional elections 6 cooperative and condominium housing 6 economics and public finance 6 product development and innovation 6 small towns 5 house committee on armed services 5 house committee on transportation and infrastructure 5 senate committee on finance 5 musculoskeletal and skin diseases 5 organ and tissue donation and transplantation 4 house committee on agriculture 4 house committee on rules 4 house committee on energy and commerce 4 moldova 4 educational guidance 4 general health and health care finance matters 4 hate crimes 4 house committee on standards of official conduct 4 west virginia 3 house committee on education and labor 3 house committee on science, space, and technology 3 armed forces and national security 3 bahamas 3 blood and blood diseases 3 chemistry 3 contracts and agency 3 ethiopia 3 house committee on oversight and reform 3 northern ireland 3 self-employed 3 uzbekistan 3 western hemisphere 2 adult day care 2 age discrimination 2 allergies 2 emergency management 2 environmental education 2 general taxation matters 2 geography 2 international affairs 2 malawi 2 norway 2 public lands and natural resources 2 rwanda 2 south africa 1 games and hobbies 1 house committee on education and the workforce 1 house committee on homeland security 1 house committee on natural resources 1 house committee on small business 1 house committee on veterans' affairs 1 agriculture and food 1 albania 1 algeria 1 antigua and barbuda 1 astronomy 1 barbados 1 belgium 1 biological and life sciences 1 bolivia 1 bosnia and herzegovina 1 brunei 1 caribbean sea 1 cyprus 1 denmark 1 ecuador 1 energy 1 france 1 general foreign operations matters 1 government operations and politics 1 gulf states 1 hong kong 1 iceland 1 ireland 1 kosovo 1 labor and employment 1 laos 1 literature 1 macedonia 1 montenegro 1 north america 1 organization of american states 1 peru 1 saint kitts and nevis 1 saint lucia 1 saint vincent and the grenadines 1 senate select committee on intelligence 1 serbia 1 spain 1 switzerland 1 world history
Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

MA - 8
Democrat
Born: 1955-03-31
Phone: 202-225-8273