Rep. Keith Ellison
Democrat • 5th District, Minnesota • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 20 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 45 of 430) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 52 of 430)
- 463 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 7 of 437) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 187 of 437)
Born in Detroit in 1963, Ellison was one of five children in a Roman Catholic family. He converted to Islam at 19 while attending Wayne State University. In 1987, he moved to Minnesota to attend University of Minnesota Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1990. He then practiced law privately in Minneapolis. In 2002, he was elected to the Minnesota State Legislature. He and his wife Kim have four children. http://www.keithellison.org/about-bio.htm
- Today: 5
- Past Seven Days: 40
- All-Time: 38,230
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.479Referred to House Natural Resources Feb 11, 2014 6 Views
Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Lo...
H.R.3715 - Personal Drug Importation Fairness Act of 2013Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 13, 2013 2 Views
To reduce prescription drug costs by allowing the importation and reimportation of certain drugs.
H.Res.439Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2013 3 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a Global Marshall Plan holds the potential to demonstrate the commitment of the Unit...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.4169Referred to the House Committee Mar 06, 2014 30 Views
To prevent deaths occurring from drug overdoses.
H.Con.Res.84Referred to the House Committee Feb 11, 2014 6 Views
Honoring and praising the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on the occasion of its 105th anniversary.
H.R.4041Referred to House House Administration Feb 11, 2014 7 Views
To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders, collectively, in recognition of their unique contribution to Civil Rights, which in...
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 499: Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian Federation.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended: H RES 499 Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian FederationAye (with party)March 11, 2014
H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3979 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014Aye (with party)March 11, 2014
H.R. 3474: Hire More Heroes Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 3474 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013Aye (with party)March 11, 2014