Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Rep. Darlene Hooley [D-OR5, 1997-2008] leaves office as Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Oregon’s 5th District, Democrat
Hooley, a Democrat, was the representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district from 1997 to 2008.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hooley sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Hooley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hooley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Commerce (13%) Health (13%) Families (11%) Education (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Labor and Employment (10%)
Some of Hooley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1997 to Dec 2008, Hooley missed 310 of 7,698 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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