Rep. Anh “Joseph” Cao

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 2nd District, Republican

Cao, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district from 2009 to 2010.



Our unique analysis of the bills Cao sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cao is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cao sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Emergency Management (38%) International Affairs (13%) Immigration (13%) Health (13%) Taxation (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%)

Recent Bills

Some of Cao’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Cao missed 106 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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