Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2003
Rep. Bob Schaffer [R-CO4, 1997-2002] leaves office as Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Colorado’s 4th District, Republican
Schaffer, a Republican, was the representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district from 1997 to 2002.
Our unique analysis of the bills Schaffer sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schaffer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Schaffer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (22%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Taxation (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Education (12%) International Affairs (10%) Commerce (9%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of Schaffer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1997 to Nov 2002, Schaffer missed 151 of 3,397 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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