Rep. Darlene Hooley

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)

Enacted Legislation

Hooley was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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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.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hooley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Health (13%) Commerce (13%) Families (11%) Education (11%) Labor and Employment (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hooley’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.Res. 1507 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7110) making supplemental appropriations for job creation and preservation, infrastructure ...
Sep 26, 2008. Passed 213/208.
Yea H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
Not Voting H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
No H.Res. 116 (110th): Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 20) making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal ...
Jan 31, 2007. Passed 225/191.

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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