Rep. Keith Ellison
Democrat • 5th District, Minnesota • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 2 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 199 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 76 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 20 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 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: 12
- Past Seven Days: 42
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1098Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 9 Views
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements, and for other purposes.
H.R.450 - Protect Democracy From Criminal Corporations ActReferred to the House Committee Jan 21, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit criminal corporations from making disbursements of funds in connection with a c...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1161Referred to the House Committee Feb 27, 2015 13 Views
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to designate at least one city in the United States each year as an "American Civil Rights City", and ...
H.Res.128Referred to House Judiciary Feb 26, 2015 18 Views
Recognizing the significance of the Greensboro Four Sit In.
H.R.1100Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 17 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for amounts paid by a spouse of a member of the Armed Forces f...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015