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VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"Thank you for keeping us informed about the Washington situation...I sincerely hope that you will try your very best to de-fund Obamacare." - Bill, Mocksville

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"The federal government needs to rein in spending and re-work the tax code...There needs to be real changes." - David, Kernersville

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"The only way to ensure a meaningful education is to provide students with teachers that are dedicated to them and their individual needs." - Mary, Hickory

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"The number one issue that Congress should be working on is the economy, the smothering regulations and the mounting debt." - Jeff, Lewisville

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"Please support our 2nd amendment rights at all cost." - Robert, Lewisville

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"We MUST continue to send a message...that [government] cannot pick and choose which parts of the Constitution they will adhere to." - Patricia, Taylorsville

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"Our children deserve a world-class education that will equip them to compete in the global economy." - Lorrie, Kernersville

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"The right thing is not easy, pleasant or popular. It's hard work - just like what Americans do every day." - Jeff, Advance

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"Paying for college is already hard enough for many students, increasing the borrowing rate is only going to make a bad problem worse." - Amy, Kernersville

VOICES FROM THE 5TH

"Stand firm to cut and eliminate waste!" - Joseph, Clemmons

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Foxx.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Foxx 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 Foxx has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Virginia Foxx sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Foxx was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:

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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 about one third or more 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Foxx sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (23%)Government Operations and Politics (19%)Labor and Employment (12%)Science, Technology, Communications (12%)Taxation (12%)Economics and Public Finance (8%)Transportation and Public Works (8%)Energy (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Foxx’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Foxx’s VoteVote Description
Nay H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Nay H.R. 985: Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015
Nov 14, 2016. Passed 355/38.
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed 229/158.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
No H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
Aye H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
Nay H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Mar 2018, Foxx missed 49 of 9,691 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Time PeriodVotes EligibleMissed VotesPercentPercentile
2005 Jan-Mar9000.0%0th
2005 Apr-Jun27220.7%29th
2005 Jul-Sep14610.7%27th
2005 Oct-Dec16321.2%27th
2006 Jan-Mar8100.0%0th
2006 Apr-Jun27610.4%14th
2006 Jul-Sep15900.0%0th
2006 Nov-Dec2700.0%0th
2007 Jan-Mar21300.0%0th
2007 Apr-Jun39310.3%8th
2007 Jul-Sep31710.3%5th
2007 Oct-Dec26300.0%0th
2008 Jan-Mar14900.0%0th
2008 Apr-Jun32110.3%9th
2008 Jul-Sep20500.0%0th
2008 Oct-Dec1500.0%0th
2009 Jan-Mar17400.0%0th
2009 Apr-Jun30300.0%0th
2009 Jul-Sep26800.0%0th
2009 Oct-Dec24620.8%19th
2010 Jan-Mar19510.5%13th
2010 Apr-Jun21900.0%0th
2010 Jul-Sep15110.7%21st
2010 Nov-Dec9900.0%0th
2011 Jan-Mar21200.0%0th
2011 Apr-Jun28110.4%18th
2011 Jul-Sep24700.0%0th
2011 Oct-Dec20810.5%18th
2012 Jan-Mar15100.0%0th
2012 Apr-Jun29900.0%0th
2012 Jul-Sep15200.0%0th
2012 Nov-Dec5100.0%0th
2013 Jan-Jan500.0%0th
2013 Jan-Mar8922.2%58th
2013 Apr-Jun21500.0%0th
2013 Jul-Sep20000.0%0th
2013 Oct-Dec13710.7%30th
2014 Jan-Mar14800.0%0th
2014 Apr-Jun21900.0%0th
2014 Jul-Sep14700.0%0th
2014 Nov-Dec4900.0%0th
2015 Jan-Mar14400.0%0th
2015 Apr-Jun24400.0%0th
2015 Jul-Sep13900.0%0th
2015 Oct-Dec17710.6%31st
2016 Jan-Mar13700.0%0th
2016 Apr-Jun20442.0%49th
2016 Jul-Sep2322611.2%94th
2016 Nov-Dec4800.0%0th
2017 Jan-Mar20800.0%0th
2017 Apr-Jun13600.0%0th
2017 Jul-Sep19900.0%0th
2017 Oct-Dec16700.0%0th
2018 Jan-Mar10100.0%0th

Primary Sources

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Virginia Foxx is pronounced:

ver-JIN-yuh // foks

The letters stand for sounds according to the following table:

LetterSounds As In
ER erher
F ffat
I ipin
J jjam
K kking
N nnot
O otop
S ssit
UH uhcup
V vvan
Y ycry

Capital letters indicate a stressed syllable.