OpenCongress will be shutting down on March 1st. But don't worry: We're doing so for a number of good reasons. From then on, we'll be redirecting users to the excellent GovTrack, where you can continue to monitor Congress.


Our Code

Developers & programmers: OpenCongress is an open-source community project licensed under the GNU GPL. Check it out.


State and District Portals

Get local on OpenCongress and see what users near you care about. Click on any state or Congressional district to see its Members of Congress, the top bills tracked by users in that state, and what users in that state support and oppose.

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Head-to-Head Vote Comparison

Compare the voting records of any two senators or representatives during the current session of Congress. See side-by-side voting records on hot bills and more.

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OpenCongress Data Partners


Official bill text and member photos on OpenCongress are provided by GovTrack, an independent, non-partisan, non-commercial website founded in September 2004. GovTrack brings together information on the status of federal legislation, voting records, and other congressional data from official sources.

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Influence Explorer

Campaign contribution information on OpenCongress is provided by Influence Explorer, a product of the Sunlight Foundation.

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Political Party Time

Political fundraiser listings are provided by Political Party Time, a political fundraiser invites database from the Sunlight Foundation.

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