Chandler was the representative for Kentucky’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2004 to 2012.
Chandler is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Chandler sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 1, 2013. See full analysis methodology.
Chandler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (29%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Education (11%) Health (11%) Families (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of Chandler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 622 (112th): Congratulating the University of Kentucky Wildcats on winning the 2012 National Collegiate ...
- H.R. 3490 (112th): 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act
- H.Res. 279 (112th): Raising awareness of the risk of internal bleeding for patients taking anti-coagulant ...
- H.R. 578 (112th): No Parole for Sex Offenders Act
- H.R. 577 (112th): Elder Abuse Prevention Act
- H.R. 4873 (111th): To exempt the natural aging process in the determination of the production ...
- H.Res. 751 (111th): Encouraging States to adopt laws that set clear guidelines for contact protocols ...
From Feb 2004 to Jan 2013, Chandler missed 132 of 6,870 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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