Representative Russ Fulcher


photo of Representative Russ Fulcher
Party:Republican
State:Idaho (District 1)
Joined the House:2019
Left the House:Incumbent (term ends 2021)
Birth Date:July 19, 1973
Phone:202-225-6611
Contact:Web form
URL:Official site
Fundraising History:Open Secrets
Election History:Ballotpedia
Biography:Wikipedia


Summary of voting record: Representative Fulcher opposes environmental protection, financial sector regulation, humane immigration policy, labor rights and wages, lgbt rights, avoiding default, racial equality, countering russian interference, women's rights and supports big business.
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Voting Record: Russ Fulcher


Favors
the middle class
0% of the time
 
 
Economics scale
 
Favors
the wealthy
100% of the time


 
Favors
broad civil rights
0% of the time
 
 
Social Policy scale
 
Favors
narrow civil rights
100% of the time


 

Specific Policy Areas


supports
Big Business
100% of the time
 
Big Business scale
Title: FAIR Act (2019 roll call h540)
Vote: Nay (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-20 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Bill prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in employment agreements being applied to civil rights offenses by employers.

supports
Higher Spending
40% of the time
 
Higher Spending scale
Title: Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (2019 roll call h505)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-24 Weight: 3
Scoring explanation: Bill to provide loans to multi-employer pension funds facing bankruptcy.

Title: Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h511)
Vote: Nay (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-25 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Budget bill that included significant limits on certain discretionary spending.

supports
Humane Immigration Policy
11.8% of the time
 
Humane Immigration Policy scale
Title: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h437)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-10 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to increase caps for certain high-skill visa categories.

Title: Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act (2019 roll call h507)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-24 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Bill to establish minimum treatment standards for detained immigrants.

Title: Homeland Security Improvement Act (2019 roll call h546)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-25 Weight: 3
Scoring explanation: Bill to establish an ombudsman in DHS to address mistreatment of detained immigrants.

Title: U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act (2019 roll call h552)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-26 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to establish standard for medical care of detained immigrants.

supports
Women's Rights
0% of the time
 
Women's Rights scale
Title: Equality Act (2019 roll call h217)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-05-17 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Broad bill to prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Title: FAIR Act (2019 roll call h540)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-20 Weight: 4

supports
Countering Russian Interference
0% of the time
 
Countering Russian Interference scale
Title: SHIELD Act (2019 roll call h583)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-23 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Bill to counter foreign election interference.

supports
Racial Equality
0% of the time
 
Racial Equality scale
Title: FAIR Act (2019 roll call h540)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-20 Weight: 4

Title: Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h597)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-30 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Bill to protect the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area from commercial exploitation.

Title: Improving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h630)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-11-19 Weight: 3
Scoring explanation: Bill to require corporations to disclose the racial and gender composition of their boards.

supports
LGBT Rights
0% of the time
 
LGBT Rights scale
Title: Equality Act (2019 roll call h217)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-05-17 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Broad bill to prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

supports
Environmental Protection
0% of the time
 
Environmental Protection scale
Title: Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act (2019 roll call h530)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-12 Weight: 4
Scoring explanation: Bill prohibiting drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Title: Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h597)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-30 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Bill to protect the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area from commercial exploitation, including oil and gas production and mining.

Title: Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act (2019 roll call h602)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-30 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to protect the Grand Canyon from commercial exploitation, including mining.

supports
Financial Sector Regulation
0% of the time
 
Financial Sector Regulation scale
Title: Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h577)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-22 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to require shell corporations to reveal their beneficial owner.

supports
Labor Rights and Wages
0% of the time
 
Labor Rights and Wages scale
Title: Raise the Wage Act (2019 roll call h496)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-18 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Bill to increase the federal minimum wage.

Title: Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (2019 roll call h505)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-24 Weight: 5
Scoring explanation: Bill to provide loans to multi-employer pension funds facing bankruptcy.

supports
Avoiding Default
0% of the time
 
Avoiding Default scale
Title: Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h631)
Vote: Nay (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-11-19 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Continuing resolution to fund the government



Updated: November 28, 2019Methodology


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