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Rep. Darlene Hooley

Former Representative for Oregon’s 5th District

Hooley was the representative for Oregon’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 1997 to 2008.

Photo of Rep. Darlene Hooley [D-OR5, 1997-2008]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hooley is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hooley sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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 one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

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%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Labor and Employment (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.
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. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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