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Rep. Christopher “Chris” John

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 7th District, Democrat

John, a Democrat, was the representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district from 1997 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. Christopher “Chris” John [D-LA7, 1997-2004]


Our unique analysis of the bills John 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). John is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

John sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Economics and Public Finance (21%) Law (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Health (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2004, John missed 342 of 4,618 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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: