Davis, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district 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 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.
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%)
Some of Davis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- 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 ...
|Davis’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 7321 (110th): Auto Industry Financing and Restructuring Act
Dec 10, 2008. Passed 237/170.
H.R. 6604 (110th): Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
Jul 30, 2008. Failed 276/151.
H.R. 3685 (110th): Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 235/184.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
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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