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Rep. Artur Davis

Former Representative for Alabama’s 7th District

Davis was the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2003 to 2010.

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


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 from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 21, 2010. 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%) Agriculture and Food (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Davis voted Nay

Davis voted Yea

Passed 240/179 on Jun 3, 2009.

Davis voted No

Davis voted Nay

Davis voted Yea

Passed 227/183 on Aug 4, 2007.

The Protect America Act of 2007 (PAA), (Pub.L. 110–55, 121 Stat. 552, enacted by S. 1927), is a controversial amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance ...

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: