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Rep. Bill Johnson

Representative for Ohio’s 6th District

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Johnson is the representative for Ohio’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 5, 2011. Johnson is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Johnson.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Johnson is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Johnson has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Bill Johnson sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Johnson was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Johnson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (30%) Health (25%) Environmental Protection (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Johnson voted Aye

Johnson voted Yea

Passed 266/167 on Oct 28, 2015.

This vote turned this bill into the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, by replacing the text of the bill in whole. H.R. 1314 was previously ...

Johnson voted Yea

Passed 313/118 on Oct 27, 2015.

House Democrats and a portion of the Republican House majority teamed up last week to win an important battle in the fight to bring back ...

Johnson voted Yea

Passed 277/151 on Sep 30, 2015.

This was a vote to agree to the provisions to keep the government funded through December 11, 2015 that the Senate had added in a ...

Johnson voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Johnson voted Yea

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Johnson voted Aye

Johnson voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Jun 2019, Johnson missed 38 of 5,712 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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