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Rep. Artur Davis

Former Representative for Alabama’s 7th District

Davis, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district from 2003 to 2010.

Photo of Rep. Artur Davis [D-AL7, 2003-2010]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Health (13%) Labor and Employment (12%) Law (10%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Housing and Community Development (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Davis’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
No H.R. 7321 (110th): Auto Industry Financing and Restructuring Act
Dec 10, 2008. Passed 237/170.
Nay H.R. 6604 (110th): Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
Jul 30, 2008. Failed 276/151.
Nay H.R. 3685 (110th): Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 235/184.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

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.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: