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Rep. Bobby Bright

Former Representative for Alabama’s 2nd District

Bright was the representative for Alabama’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2009 to 2010.

Photo of Rep. Bobby Bright [D-AL2, 2009-2010]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bright is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 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 Bright sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bright sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (75%) Crime and Law Enforcement (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Bright’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Nay H.Con.Res. 308 (111th): Providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives.
Jul 29, 2010. Passed 231/189.
No H.Res. 1137 (111th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2847) making appropriations for the Departments ...
Mar 4, 2010. Passed 212/209.
Nay H.R. 2918 (111th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
Jun 19, 2009. Passed 232/178.
Nay H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Bright missed 64 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: