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Rep. Baron Hill

Former Representative for Indiana’s 9th District

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).

Photo of Rep. Baron Hill [D-IN9, 2007-2010]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hill 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 Hill sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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 one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

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%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Commerce (10%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Emergency Management (8%) Law (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. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
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.
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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