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 liberal–conservative 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. 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%) Social Welfare (7%) Families (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (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 ...
|Chandler’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
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H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
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S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
H.R. 6707 (110th): Taking Responsible Action for Community Safety Act
Sep 27, 2008. Failed 243/175.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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