Our unique analysis of the bills Cannon 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). Cannon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Cannon was the primary sponsor of 16 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 3564 (110th): Regulatory Improvement Act of 2007
- H.R. 3208 (110th): Fire Disaster Assistance Act of 2007
- H.R. 4019 (109th): To amend title 4 of the United States Code to clarify the treatment of self-employment for purposes of the limitation on State taxation of retirement income.
- H.R. 4295 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 12760 South Park Avenue in Riverton, Utah, as the “Mont and Mark Stephensen Veterans Memorial ...
- H.R. 680 (109th): To direct the Secretary of Interior to convey certain land held in trust for the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah to the City of Richfield, Utah, and ...
- H.R. 3147 (108th): To designate the Federal building located at 324 Twenty-Fifth Street in Ogden, Utah, as the “James V. Hansen Federal Building”.
- H.R. 3391 (108th): Provo River Project Transfer Act
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Cannon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (25%) Law (18%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Commerce (11%) Health (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)
Some of Cannon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7299 (110th): To direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs ...
- H.R. 7224 (110th): To amend title 18, United States Code, to create an offense for ...
- H.R. 7199 (110th): Medical Information and Treatment Access Act
- H.R. 7200 (110th): Medical Information and Treatment Access Act
- H.R. 7121 (110th): Rachel’s Act of 2008
- H.R. 7120 (110th): Science Free Speech Act
- H.R. 6858 (110th): Administrative Review Improvement Act of 2008
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From Jan 1997 to Dec 2008, Cannon missed 626 of 7,703 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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