Rep. Ben Chandler

Former Representative from Kentucky's 6th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2004-2013 Representative,
Kentucky's 6th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Chandler was a centrist Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Chandler’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Chandler’s bills had a total of 11 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Chandler to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 2004 to Jan 2013, Chandler missed 132 of 6,870 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is better than 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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Primary Sources

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