Rep. Bobby Jindal

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 1st District, Republican

Jindal, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district from 2005 to 2008.



Our unique analysis of the bills Jindal 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jindal is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jindal sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Emergency Management (25%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Commerce (11%) Taxation (9%) Law (9%) Water Resources Development (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2007, Jindal missed 427 of 2,400 roll call votes, which is 17.8%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2007. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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