Rep. Keith Ellison
Democrat • 5th District, Minnesota • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 24 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 59 of 435) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 435)
- 614 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 6 of 438) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 236 of 438)
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: 9
- Past Seven Days: 36
- All-Time: 39,205
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5280 - Employee Empowerment ActReferred to House Judiciary Jul 30, 2014 6 Views
To strengthen the current protections available under the National Labor Relations Act by providing a private right of action for certain viol...
H.R.4859 - Government Services Accessibility Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 5 Views
To amend title 40, United States Code, to require that the Administrator of General Services verify that a building to be leased to accommodat...
H.R.4386 - Money Remittances Improvement Act of 2014Became Public Law No: 113-156 Aug 08, 2014 25 Views
To allow the Secretary of the Treasury to rely on State examinations for certain financial institutions, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 14 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.Res.701Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 14 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an internation...
H.R.5352 - Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2014Referred to House Judiciary Jul 31, 2014 16 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Nay (against party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Abstain (against party)August 01, 2014