Sutton was the representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 2007 to 2012.
Sutton 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 Sutton sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Sutton was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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 at least about half 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).
Sutton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (18%) Education (18%) Commerce (14%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Health (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)
Some of Sutton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3645 (112th): To require consideration of the impacts of a public interest waiver from ...
- H.R. 3646 (112th): Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2011
- H.R. 3647 (112th): Keep Americans Working Building Our Transportation Infrastructure Act
- H.J.Res. 86 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to ...
- H.R. 2510 (112th): Breast Cancer Recovery Improvement Act
- H.R. 1684 (112th): Keep American Jobs from Going Down the Drain Act
- H.R. 1377 (112th): Josh Miller HEARTS Act
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H.R. 6156 (112th): Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Nov 16, 2012. Passed 365/43.
The Magnitsky Act, formally known as the Russia and Moldova Jackson–Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012, is a bipartisan bill passed by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in December 2012, intending to punish ...
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 2218 (112th): Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act
Sep 13, 2011. Passed 365/54.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
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 Jan 2007 to Jan 2013, Sutton missed 157 of 5,137 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. 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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