Rep. Baron Hill

Former Representative from Indiana’s 9th District, Democrat

Hill, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district from 2007 to 2010.

He was previously the representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district (1999-2004).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hill 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). Hill is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hill was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hill sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Taxation (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Commerce (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Energy (8%) Health (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hill’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Nay H.R. 5618 (111th): Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010
Jun 29, 2010. Failed 261/155.
Nay H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
Yea H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
Nay H.Res. 1284 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the ...
Jun 19, 2008. Passed 342/83.
Yea H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
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 1999 to Dec 2010, Hill missed 142 of 6,962 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is better 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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