Davis was the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2003 to 2010.
Davis is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Davis sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 21, 2010. See full analysis methodology.
Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (19%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Health (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Labor and Employment (12%) Law (10%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Housing and Community Development (8%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Davis recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Res. 1054 (111th): Commending and congratulating the University of West Alabama on the occasion of …
- H.R. 4340 (111th): Main Street Survival Act
- H.R. 4345 (111th): Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area Act
- H.Res. 972 (111th): Commending University of Alabama Running Back Mark Ingram on winning the 2009 …
- H.R. 3675 (111th): National Quality Cancer Care Demonstration Project Act of 2009
- H.R. 3623 (111th): To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to provide …
- H.R. 3473 (111th): To direct the Presidential designee under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee …
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2010, Davis missed 518 of 5,966 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. 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.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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