Voting Record by Policy Area
Policy AreaTotal
congress 816 138
17%
643 35
4%
economics and public finance 683 295
43%
346 1 41
6%
armed forces and national security 387 234
60%
134 19
5%
government operations and politics 268 197
74%
52 1 18
7%
finance and financial sector 189 117
62%
71 1
1%
public lands and natural resources 149 107
72%
29 13
9%
energy 132 92
70%
39 1
1%
international affairs 114 90
79%
12 12
11%
health 113 63
56%
43 7
6%
environmental protection 108 61
56%
32 15
14%
transportation and public works 107 65
61%
37 5
5%
emergency management 98 66
67%
27 5
5%
crime and law enforcement 88 56
64%
25 7
8%
taxation 83 39
47%
41 3
4%
agriculture and food 66 27
41%
36 3
5%
education 57 38
67%
13 6
11%
law 54 42
78%
10 2
4%
science, technology, communications 49 32
65%
8 9
18%
water resources development 47 31
66%
10 6
13%
immigration 28 15
54%
12 1
commerce 24 19
79%
4 1
4%
foreign trade and international finance 24 18
75%
6
labor and employment 24 8
33%
16
native americans 16 8
50%
7 1
6%
housing and community development 14 8
57%
6
civil rights and liberties, minority issues 13 10
77%
3
social welfare 12 8
67%
4
families 8 6
75%
2
25%
sports and recreation 3 1
33%
2
67%
animals 3 1
33%
2
arts, culture, religion 2 2
100%

Voting Record by Legislative Subjects

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1558 congressional oversight 1410 administrative law and regulatory procedures 1279 executive agency funding and structure 1062 government information and archives 1053 government studies and investigations 986 appropriations 972 house of representatives 954 legislative rules and procedure 909 research administration and funding 885 licensing and registrations 871 oil and gas 852 public contracts and procurement 839 government employee pay, benefits, personnel management 769 hazardous wastes and toxic substances 739 government trust funds 717 research and development 690 government lending and loan guarantees 679 advisory bodies 678 aviation and airports 668 caribbean area 656 terrorism 639 department of defense 633 california 610 user charges and fees 595 government buildings, facilities, and property 595 drug trafficking and controlled substances 588 water quality 584 climate change and greenhouse gases 581 state and local government operations 581 elementary and secondary education 577 motor vehicles 577 water use and supply 576 alternative and renewable resources 570 energy efficiency and conservation 568 intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information 567 environmental assessment, monitoring, research 567 foreign aid and international relief 565 small business 564 electric power generation and transmission 562 tax administration and collection, taxpayers 556 administrative remedies 550 marine and coastal resources, fisheries 549 computers and information technology 545 defense spending 544 manufacturing 538 arms control and nonproliferation 537 civil actions and liability 532 fraud offenses and financial crimes 532 military facilities and property 532 veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation 530 health facilities and institutions 519 wildlife conservation and habitat protection 516 higher education 515 education programs funding 513 latin america 510 land transfers 504 buy american requirements 504 national guard and reserves 503 indian social and development programs 503 land use and conservation 502 military personnel and dependents 500 disaster relief and insurance 497 rural conditions and development 496 department of the interior 494 middle east 491 judicial review and appeals 488 firearms and explosives 488 veterans' medical care 487 military operations and strategy 486 nuclear weapons 479 metals 470 alaska 468 roads and highways 462 nevada 461 air quality 457 washington state 453 lakes and rivers 453 oregon 452 asia 447 cuba 444 forests, forestry, trees 443 health care costs and insurance 442 building construction 440 military procurement, research, weapons development 439 detention of persons 433 solid waste and recycling 423 water resources funding 422 district of columbia 419 strategic materials and reserves 418 internet and video services 417 environmental regulatory procedures 414 transportation costs 407 presidents and presidential powers, vice presidents 406 indian lands and resources rights 405 endangered and threatened species 404 environmental protection agency (epa) 391 criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation 391 social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations 389 department of energy 388 atmospheric science and weather 387 advanced technology and technological innovations 386 military medicine 385 intergovernmental relations 384 health information and medical records 383 historic sites and heritage areas 383 texas 382 marine and inland water transportation 379 accounting and auditing 378 great lakes 374 department of veterans affairs 374 russia 373 child health 370 military education and training 369 federal appellate courts 369 chemical and biological weapons 366 department of homeland security 362 federal officials 358 fires 356 hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles 355 u.s. territories and protectorates 354 drug, alcohol, tobacco use 354 floods and storm protection 354 student aid and college costs 353 energy research 353 department of health and human services 351 fishes 349 disability and paralysis 349 energy storage, supplies, demand 348 parks, recreation areas, trails 346 military assistance, sales, and agreements 345 corporate finance and management 344 international law and treaties 343 sex offenses 343 housing finance and home ownership 341 europe 339 syria 338 health programs administration and funding 338 judicial procedure and administration 338 wetlands 336 dams and canals 335 transportation safety and security 335 idaho 333 navigation, waterways, harbors 332 iraq 331 health personnel 330 transportation programs funding 330 pest management 330 health care coverage and access 327 law enforcement administration and funding 324 afghanistan 324 israel 323 banking and financial institutions regulation 321 residential rehabilitation and home repair 320 trade restrictions 318 canada 316 child safety and welfare 316 housing and community development funding 315 technology transfer and commercialization 315 public utilities and utility rates 314 business investment and capital 313 montana 312 department of the treasury 312 executive office of the president 309 cemeteries and funerals 309 telephone and wireless communication 307 mammals 306 performance measurement 306 department of agriculture 305 mental health 305 pollution liability 305 minority health 304 financial services and investments 303 border security and unlawful immigration 303 homelessness and emergency shelter 303 securities 302 emergency planning and evacuation 302 minnesota 299 nuclear power 298 watersheds 297 virginia 297 army corps of engineers 297 conflicts and wars 296 right of privacy 295 correctional facilities and imprisonment 295 pacific ocean 295 delta regional authority 293 business records 293 human rights 293 food assistance and relief 292 museums, exhibitions, cultural centers 291 military history 290 veterans' pensions and compensation 288 pornography 288 international organizations and cooperation 287 minority and disadvantaged businesses 287 mining 286 religion 286 law enforcement officers 285 iran 285 securities and exchange commission (sec) 284 alliances 283 utah 283 africa 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 environmental health 272 livestock 271 defense nuclear facilities safety board 270 china 269 computer security and identity theft 269 marine pollution 268 north dakota 266 florida 266 south dakota 265 birds 264 health technology, devices, supplies 263 foreign labor 262 monuments and memorials 261 crimes against women 260 intellectual property 259 legal fees and court costs 257 medical research 257 government ethics and transparency, public corruption 257 employee benefits and pensions 256 central intelligence agency (cia) 256 mississippi river 252 diplomacy, foreign officials, americans abroad 252 aquatic ecology 252 mexico 249 military command and structure 247 internal revenue service (irs) 246 economic performance and conditions 244 water storage 244 nuclear regulatory commission (nrc) 243 puerto rico 243 educational facilities and institutions 243 guam 242 animal protection and human-animal relationships 241 members of congress 240 spacecraft and satellites 240 coal 239 appalachian regional commission 238 evidence and witnesses 237 federal energy regulatory commission (ferc) 237 inflation and prices 236 specialized courts 235 department of commerce 235 competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits 234 infrastructure development 233 armed forces retirement home 232 assault and harassment offenses 232 nutrition and diet 231 state and local finance 230 outdoor recreation 229 abortion 228 department of justice 226 war and emergency powers 224 national institutes of health (nih) 223 youth employment and child labor 222 hunting and fishing 222 commemorative events and holidays 221 prescription drugs 220 crime victims 219 bank accounts, deposits, capital 218 nuclear waste technical review board 217 low- and moderate-income housing 216 employment discrimination and employee rights 216 national symbols 215 railroads 215 life, casualty, property insurance 215 northern mariana islands 214 government liability 213 pipelines 211 mississippi 210 lawyers and legal services 206 congressional operations and organization 205 space flight and exploration 205 department of transportation 205 pakistan 205 sales and excise taxes 205 medical tests and diagnostic methods 203 colorado 203 medical education 202 new jersey 199 immigration status and procedures 199 kentucky 198 agricultural trade 197 public-private cooperation 196 horticulture and plants 196 currency 195 alaska natives and hawaiians 195 poverty and welfare assistance 194 humanities programs funding 193 trade agreements and negotiations 193 human trafficking 192 tax-exempt organizations 191 federal deposit insurance corporation (fdic) 191 national credit union administration 191 wyoming 190 maryland 190 employee hiring 189 agricultural conservation and pollution 189 long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care 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 policy sciences 181 north korea 180 agricultural marketing and promotion 179 congressional committees 179 food supply, safety, and labeling 179 worker safety and health 178 performing arts 177 ukraine 176 health promotion and preventive care 176 illinois 176 military civil functions 176 national capital planning commission 176 national foundation on the arts and the humanities 175 congressional officers and employees 174 missouri 174 natural disasters 173 national aeronautics and space administration 173 juvenile crime and gang violence 173 employment and training programs 173 animal and plant health 172 coast guard 172 agricultural research 171 senate 170 kuwait 170 federal reserve system 169 japan 168 visas and passports 168 public transit 168 national and community service 167 office of the u.s. trade representative 167 congressional agencies 167 chesapeake bay 165 drug enforcement administration (dea) 165 criminal justice information and records 165 energy prices 163 business ethics 163 u.s. capitol 163 historical and cultural resources 162 national science foundation 162 arizona 161 legal services corporation 161 jordan 161 small business administration 161 art, artists, authorship 160 bankruptcy 159 elections, voting, political campaign regulation 158 government accountability office (gao) 157 judges 156 agricultural insurance 156 federal emergency management agency (fema) 155 virgin islands 154 crimes against children 154 commission on civil rights 154 equal employment opportunity commission (eeoc) 154 marine mammal commission 154 library of congress 154 retail and wholesale trades 154 service animals 154 consumer financial protection bureau 153 veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs 152 congressional leadership 152 international monetary system and foreign exchange 151 congressional tributes 151 military law 149 hiv/aids 149 everglades 149 consumer affairs 148 domestic violence and child abuse 147 denali commission 147 architect of the capitol 147 congressional budget office (cbo) 147 congressional research service (crs) 147 commission of fine arts 146 government publishing office (gpo) 146 motor carriers 145 marketing and advertising 144 massachusetts 144 commodity futures trading commission 143 housing supply and affordability 141 medicare 141 military readiness 140 crime prevention 140 government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises 139 adoption and foster care 139 sex and reproductive health 139 gulf of mexico 138 emergency medical services and trauma care 138 food and drug administration (fda) 138 emergency communications systems 138 georgia 138 energy revenues and royalties 138 industrial facilities 137 national railroad passenger corporation (amtrak) 135 u.s. international trade commission 135 federal district courts 134 unemployment 134 american samoa 133 aging 133 alcoholic beverages 132 sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status 131 travel and tourism 131 food industry and services 131 department of housing and urban development 131 teaching, teachers, curricula 131 new york state 131 motor fuels 130 south carolina 129 fruit and vegetables 129 grain 129 public housing 128 drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation 128 public participation and lobbying 126 director of national intelligence 126 new mexico 125 hospital care 125 u.s. postal service 124 joint committee on taxation 124 joint economic committee 124 customs enforcement 124 tennessee 124 merit systems protection board 124 commodities markets 123 north carolina 123 racial and ethnic relations 122 consumer credit 121 yemen 121 national security agency 120 transportation employees 120 office of personnel management (opm) 119 federal communications commission (fcc) 118 broadcasting, cable, digital technologies 117 cancer 117 federal trade commission (ftc) 116 national archives and records administration 116 reconstruction and stabilization 116 comprehensive health care 115 property tax 114 crimes against property 114 health care quality 114 arctic and polar regions 114 general services administration 114 regional and metropolitan planning 113 sanctions 113 office of management and budget (omb) 113 war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity 113 personnel records 112 supreme court 111 sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination 111 insects 111 privacy and civil liberties oversight board 110 news media and reporting 110 infectious and parasitic diseases 110 violent crime 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 104 refugees, asylum, displaced persons 104 family planning and birth control 104 portugal 104 product safety and quality 103 accidents 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 u.s. sentencing commission 100 separation, divorce, custody, support 100 federal election commission (fec) 100 postal regulatory commission 100 u.s. holocaust memorial council 99 television and film 98 income tax deductions 98 family services 97 debt collection 95 federal bureau of investigation (fbi) 95 medicaid 95 micronesia 94 somalia 94 atlantic coast (u.s.) 93 kansas 93 budget process 93 bermuda 93 science and engineering education 92 employee performance 92 louisiana 92 interest, dividends, interest rates 91 marshall islands 90 alabama 90 u.s. history 90 cayman islands 89 community life and organization 88 immunology and vaccination 88 homeland security 86 census and government statistics 86 criminal procedure and sentencing 86 wages and earnings 86 housing for the elderly and disabled 85 world health 85 earth sciences 85 election assistance commission 84 disability and health-based discrimination 83 state and local taxation 82 meat 82 national transportation safety board (ntsb) 81 federal maritime commission 80 alternative treatments 80 access board 80 labor standards 80 women's employment 79 genetics 79 neighborhood reinvestment corporation 78 housing discrimination 78 special education 78 alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration 78 germany 78 maine 78 postal service 76 agricultural practices and innovations 76 veterinary medicine and animal diseases 76 industrial policy and productivity 75 insurance industry and regulation 75 indiana 74 migrant, seasonal, agricultural labor 74 government national mortgage association (ginnie mae) 73 veterans' organizations and recognition 73 iowa 73 seashores and lakeshores 73 hydrology and hydrography 73 income tax credits 72 freedom of information 72 hawaii 72 wisconsin 72 saint lawrence seaway 71 environmental technology 71 foreign property 71 due process and equal protection 71 reptiles 70 u.s. agency for international development (usaid) 69 agricultural education 69 lease and rental services 68 united nations 68 constitution and constitutional amendments 68 palestinians 68 photography and imaging 68 property rights 67 democratic republic of the congo 67 farmland 66 chad 65 rule of law and government transparency 65 political movements and philosophies 65 south korea 64 centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) 64 federal preemption 63 child care and development 63 aquaculture 63 u.s. and foreign investments 63 transfer and inheritance taxes 63 financial crises and stabilization 62 export-import bank of the united states 61 home and outpatient care 61 real estate business 60 academic performance and assessments 60 burma 60 income tax exclusion 59 cultural exchanges and relations 59 georgia (republic) 59 congressional-executive branch relations 58 first amendment rights 57 interagency council on homelessness 57 social security and elderly assistance 57 citizenship and naturalization 56 women in business 55 neurological disorders 55 michigan 55 arab-israeli relations 55 sudan 54 labor-management relations 54 oceania 53 education of the disadvantaged 52 multilateral development programs 51 vietnam 50 taiwan 50 credit and credit markets 50 technology assessment 50 india 50 pedestrians and bicycling 49 school administration 49 energy assistance for the poor and aged 48 oklahoma 47 gambling 47 protection of officials 47 turkey 47 employee leave 46 family relationships 46 foreign and international corporations 45 commuting 45 delaware 45 vocational and technical education 45 noise pollution 44 general agriculture matters 44 social security administration 44 jurisdiction and venue 43 smuggling and trafficking 42 nebraska 41 medical ethics 39 bahrain 38 colombia 38 lebanon 37 student records 37 telecommunication rates and fees 37 disability assistance 37 federally chartered organizations 37 ecology 36 pennsylvania 36 ohio 35 office of science and technology policy 35 united kingdom 35 libya 35 federal housing finance agency 35 olympic games 34 hearing, speech, and vision care 34 tax treatment of families 33 materials 32 foreign and international banking 32 organized crime 32 european union 32 surgery and anesthesia 31 arkansas 31 foreign loans and debt 30 estonia 30 foreign language and bilingual programs 30 latvia 30 lithuania 30 niger 30 income tax rates 30 congressional districts and representation 29 connecticut 29 language arts 29 trade secrets and economic espionage 29 drug therapy 29 music 28 saudi arabia 28 women's rights 28 gaza strip 28 radiation 28 singapore 28 urban and suburban affairs and development 28 west bank 28 employment taxes 27 federal prison industries, inc. 27 tax reform and tax simplification 27 taxation of foreign income 26 marriage and family status 26 general public lands matters 26 guatemala 26 honduras 26 u.s. commission on international religious freedom 25 professional sports 25 income tax deferral 25 physical fitness and lifestyle 24 haiti 24 free trade and trade barriers 23 el salvador 23 sports and recreation facilities 23 romania 23 soil pollution 22 atlantic ocean 22 broadcasting board of governors 22 egypt 22 overseas private investment corporation (opic) 22 general energy matters 22 tariffs 21 women's education 21 voting rights 21 adult education and literacy 21 peace corps 21 seafood 21 south sudan 20 protest and dissent 20 african development foundation 20 cardiovascular and respiratory health 20 financial literacy 20 pension benefit guaranty corporation 20 tibet 20 trade and development agency 20 zimbabwe 20 new hampshire 19 digestive and metabolic diseases 19 minority employment 19 morocco 19 thailand 19 united arab emirates 19 venezuela 19 cambodia 19 collective security 18 nigeria 18 birth defects 18 central african republic 18 immigrant health and welfare 18 philippines 18 tunisia 18 area studies and international education 18 nepal 18 political parties and affiliation 18 sri lanka 17 libraries and archives 17 corporation for national and community service 17 corporation for public broadcasting 17 hereditary and development disorders 17 national labor relations board (nlrb) 17 bangladesh 16 indonesia 16 italy 16 malaysia 16 qatar 16 preschool education 15 cameroon 15 inter-american foundation 15 kenya 15 sexually transmitted diseases 15 tanzania 15 burkina faso 15 djibouti 15 mali 15 mauritania 15 nicaragua 15 poland 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 railroad retirement board 14 capital gains tax 14 persian gulf states 13 house committee on appropriations 13 sound recording 13 business education 13 panama 13 asean countries 13 australia 13 u.s. institute of peace 12 cell biology and embryology 12 crimes against animals and natural resources 12 surface transportation board 12 scientific communication 12 uganda 11 athletes 11 business expenses 11 congress 11 temporary and part-time employment 11 house committee on foreign affairs 10 economic theory 10 arctic ocean 10 financial stability oversight council 10 house committee on oversight and government reform 10 house committee on ways and means 10 international scientific cooperation 10 rhode island 9 missouri river 9 subversive activities 9 foreign trade and international finance 9 housing industry and standards 9 senate committee on the budget 9 taxation 9 vermont 8 nursing 8 presidential administrations 8 archaeology and anthropology 8 commodity credit corporation 8 digital media 8 espionage and treason 8 finance and financial sector 8 house committee on financial services 8 monetary policy 8 school athletics 8 service industries 7 books and print media 7 dental care 7 house committee on the budget 7 house permanent select committee on intelligence 7 teenage pregnancy 6 product development and innovation 6 agricultural equipment and machinery 6 cooperative and condominium housing 6 economics and public finance 6 small towns 5 musculoskeletal and skin diseases 5 house committee on armed services 5 house committee on house administration 5 house committee on transportation and infrastructure 5 organ and tissue donation and transplantation 5 senate committee on finance 4 west virginia 4 educational guidance 4 general health and health care finance matters 4 hate crimes 4 house committee on agriculture 4 house committee on energy and commerce 4 house committee on ethics 4 house committee on rules 4 house committee on standards of official conduct 4 house committee on the judiciary 4 moldova 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 education and labor 3 house committee on oversight and reform 3 house committee on science, space, and technology 3 northern ireland 3 self-employed 3 uzbekistan 3 western hemisphere 2 congressional elections 2 allergies 2 adult day care 2 age discrimination 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 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 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 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
Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters

CA - 43
Democrat
Born: 1938-08-15
Phone: 202-225-2201