Ford was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Ford’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Ford to other members of the House of Representatives in the 109th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Ford’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5816 (109th): To require budgeting for ongoing military operations.
- H.R. 4906 (109th): 21st Century Innovation Act of 2006
- H.R. 4866 (109th): Promote Responsibility by Improving Development Education Act of 2006
- H.R. 4743 (109th): To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act ...
- H.R. 4723 (109th): Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Enrollment Extension Act of 2005
- H.Res. 665 (109th): Honoring the service of the National Guard and requesting consultation by the ...
- H.R. 4590 (109th): Employee Retirement Preservation Act
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From Jan 1997 to Dec 2006, Ford missed 505 of 5,832 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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